Obsolete GDB's m32r support

Andrew Cagney ac131313@cygnus.com
Tue Jun 18 06:52:00 GMT 2002


> cagney wrote:
> 
> 
>> [...] This target does not use GDB's multi-arch framework and all
>> such targets are either being obsoleted or multi-arched.  [...]
> 
> 
> Can you summarize the technical reasons for this dichotomy of
> outcomes?  In what way does the presence of old targets pose a
> technical challenge to more modern multiarch'd ones?  In other words,
> what technical reasons exist to not allow old targets to stick around
> as they are?

The rationale for this move has been discussed on a number of occasions 
in the past, can I recommend a quick search through the e-mail archives 
and a review of that previous debate.

Andrew




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