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Re: glibc's soft-fp as canonical home for more files
- From: David Miller <davem at davemloft dot net>
- To: joseph at codesourcery dot com
- Cc: libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2013 23:36:44 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: glibc's soft-fp as canonical home for more files
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From: "Joseph S. Myers" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2013 23:45:55 +0000
> libgcc's copy of soft-fp includes files for conversions involving TImode
> or XFmode that aren't in glibc's copy.
> Although not used in glibc, I'd like to suggest that we put these files in
> glibc and treat it as the canonical home for them anyway. It's already
> the case that there are files in glibc's soft-fp that aren't used in glibc
> - nothing in glibc uses extended.h at all, and the TFmode files in soft-fp
> aren't used either (quad.h is used, but in architecture-specific files).
> So this would simply be adding more such files, and making it easier to
> keep them in sync with soft-fp changes because such global fixes could be
> done in soft-fp directly rather than needing to be done separately after
> updating libgcc's copy of the shared files.
No objections, sounds like a good idea.