[AArch64/PATCH 0/2 (v2)] XGene-1 and XGene-2 assembly targets

Will Newton will.newton@linaro.org
Tue Nov 18 13:59:00 GMT 2014


On 18 November 2014 13:51, Marcus Shawcroft <marcus.shawcroft@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 18 November 2014 13:31, Tristan Gingold <gingold@adacore.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On 18 Nov 2014, at 14:25, Christophe Lyon <christophe.lyon@linaro.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 18 November 2014 12:21, Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>>> On 11/18/2014 12:06 PM, Philipp Tomsich wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>  * 'xgene1' is introduced in addition to 'xgene-1', as the additional
>>>>>    dash was deemed too confusing... we retain the 'xgene-1' name as
>>>>>    a deprecated alias, as binutils-2.25 was released with this name
>>>>>    in place.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2.25 wasn't yet released. So please can you get this into the 2.25 branch as
>>>> well?
>>>>
>>>
>>> Since 2.25 wasn't released yet, is Marcus' point in the other thread
>>> relevant? (regarding keeping xgene-1 because binutils-2.25 have been
>>> shipped).
>>
>> Indeed, do we want to keep xgene-1 alias or not ?
>>
>
> Since the name hasn't made it to a production toolchain then removing
> the alias seems reasonable to me.

FWIW the patches have been backported into Linaro toolchains, but I
have no strong opinion either was as I don't think the flag is that
widely used.

-- 
Will Newton
Toolchain Working Group, Linaro



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