Question: machine/powerpc/times.c

Joel Sherrill
Thu May 23 20:38:00 GMT 2013

On 5/23/2013 3:33 PM, Jeff Johnston wrote:
> On 05/23/2013 10:01 AM, Joel Sherrill wrote:
>> Hi
>> The file machine/powerpc/times.c does not appear to
>> be machine specific but more of a system dependent file.
>> We don't want to use it on RTEMS.
>> Any idea why it is there? What uses it?
>> Removing it is one option but if it is really used, then we would be
>> breaking something else.
>> I can't see any history except that Jeff added it, then renamed it. :)
>> Should it be disabled for RTEMS, moved somewhere more appropriate,
>> or killed?
> Aldy added the function before I renamed it.  I have cc'd him here.  I
> would imagine he did so to support running a gcc test-suite and so it
> should not be removed, but I'll let him pipe in.
If it is specifically to running gcc's test suite on a simulator, then 
it would seem
to be part of a libgloss BSP.
> -- Jeff J.

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