Obsolete GDB's m32r support

Frank Ch. Eigler fche@tooth.toronto.redhat.com
Tue Jun 18 07:06:00 GMT 2002


Hi -

> > 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.

A quick search resulted only in (valid) descriptions of multi-arch
superiority, and dicta that old targets shall convert or die.  It
didn't answer my question above.  Perhaps you could spare time for
a more specific pointer?


- FChE



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