Plan for changing the binary toolchain to 4.7 and hardfloat

Mans Rullgard mans.rullgard at linaro.org
Sun Mar 18 23:27:17 UTC 2012


On 18 March 2012 19:23, Michael Hope <michael.hope at linaro.org> wrote:
> On 17 March 2012 08:10, Loïc Minier <loic.minier at linaro.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012, Michael Hope wrote:
>>>  https://wiki.linaro.org/MichaelHope/Sandbox/BinariesMigration
>>
>>  Is there a separate plan for gcc-4.5 deprecation in source releases?
>
> Yip, I'll send an email on that today.
>
>>  The triplet situation is sad; is there any hope that we fix this
>>  upstream?
>
> It's not for Linaro to change but for Debina/Ubuntu.  The upstream
> canonical triplet is arm-linux-gnueabi for any configuration including
> soft or hard float.  We talked about this at a cross distro session
> and Steve McIntyre was going to push some of the first steps.

FWIW, Gentoo has been using arm-hardfloat-linux-gnueabi for hardfloat
configurations ever since gcc started supporting it.  That's of course
not a triplet, strictly speaking.

-- 
Mans Rullgard / mru



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