mcore-*-* target to be deleted?

Daniel Jacobowitz
Thu Dec 2 14:23:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 02:04:01PM +0000, Brian LaPonsey wrote:
> Hello,
> I (belatedly) noticed an announcement on the GDB web page that the mcore
> target has been declared obsolete and is going to be deleted from gdb in
> the next release.
> I have made some inquiries about the impact this would have on our
> customers, and although the response wasn't huge, it was definitely not
> zero.  There's a small but determined population of developers who
> continue to use gdb with mcore.  It also has a small but growing market
> with small firms working through distributors, as well as a new design
> group in China that prefers to use non-Microsoft tools.
> I don't know if one vote matters, but I vote to save the mcore.

A vote doesn't make much difference - someone willing to maintain the
code, update it, and regularly test it, would make more of a difference.
The target has already been removed in HEAD, and we won't re-add it
unless a maintainer steps forward and submits an updated port.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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