RFC: ARM GCC changes

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Tue Sep 25 10:36:52 UTC 2012

Sebastian Huber wrote:
> On 09/25/2012 12:04 PM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> On 09/25/2012 10:54 AM, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>>> This is an updated patch for the GCC 4.8. It renames the target
>>> "arm-rtemseabi" to "arm-rtems" to bring the ARM tool chain back to the
>>> standard RTEMS target pattern "$ARCH-rtems".
>> As I tried to tell you several times before, I consider this step
>> a) to be silly, because it raises abiguities to the "arm-rtems*"
>> target tuple
>> and breaks the clear distingtion between "arm-rtems" and
>> "arm-rtemseabi*" we
>> currently have.
> We have only one ARM tool chain configuration in the current RTEMS
> development version and this is arm-rtemseabi. The ARM tool chain is the
> only exception to the $ARCH-rtems pattern. This is confusing and leads
> to special cases in general support scripts. There is absolutely no
> reason to have two ARM tool chain configuration for new versions of RTEMS.


Please make the change and remove the ARM ABI mess we have. Sebastian, 
thanks for the patch.


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