RFC: set "--enable-newlib-hw-fp" according to specific version multilib

Can Finner can.finner@gmail.com
Mon Aug 8 08:32:00 GMT 2011

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Can Finner <can.finner@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> currently --enable-newlib-hw-fp option is disabled by default, but I
> want to enable it when compiling specific version multlib.
> For example, when compiling multilib for arm cortex-M processors, only
> cortex-M4 has fpu, we want have this option enabled
> for M4 and disabled for others.
> I am going to handle this in configure.host by checking multilib flags
> and hopefully work out a patch.
> So what's your opinion? Any tips?

I searched for "mathfp" in newlib's mail archive and got nothing.
Since enable-newlib-hw-fp
is disabled by default in configuration process, I'm wondering what
stauts mathfp is now?
Should it be used when compiling for processors with fpu?

thanks in advance.

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