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Re: Bug#703209: linux: Please Add multiplatform flavour to armhf

Hi, all.

Now, we are trying to determine the MP flavor of ARM in Debian.
Then, the two candidates have come armmp and armv7.
Which do you like?
if there is no other opinions, I would want to decide on armmp.


On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 10:55 PM, Lennart Sorensen
<lsorense@csclub.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 08:42:49AM +0000, Tixy wrote:
>> A single multiplatform kernel can support both armv6 and armv7 (or armv4
>> + armv5). I don't know if Debian plans to have separate versions for
>> each architecture version - there may be performance benefits to this -
>> in which case using armv6 -v7 etc sounds like a good idea. Also, a
>> multiplatform kernel can't support armv5 and armv6, so there may need to
>> be more than one 'mp' version anyway.
> Well armhf only supports armv7 so far, so armv6 adn armv5 are irrelevant to armhf.
> armel would be a different question.  I do wonder how long armel will
> continue to be maintained if most of the arm developers get too excited
> with armhf. :)
> --
> Len Sorensen

Nobuhiro Iwamatsu
   iwamatsu at {nigauri.org / debian.org}
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