Building newlib without -mhard-float

Rick Mann
Fri Sep 7 00:06:00 GMT 2007

On Sep 6, 2007, at 1:14 PM, Jeff Johnston wrote:

>   I've been looking quickly at the gcc.  I noticed that if you  
> configure xscale-elf, you then have the compiler use xscale-elf.h  
> which has the following in it.  Note that -mfpu=softvfp is the  
> default.  I think this is what you want.  Also note the different  
> multilibs.

Do you mean, using --target=xscale-elf? I did use --with-cpu=xscale  
and --target=arm-elf, and I get only the following multilibs, and the  
default build uses VFP and no soft float (although a simple float  
addition didn't fail for me).

$ arm-elf-gcc --print-multi-lib


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