[Fwd: Unsupported targets slated for removal]
ralf.corsepius at rtems.org
Wed Mar 23 18:47:33 UTC 2005
On Wed, 2005-03-23 at 09:02 -0600, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> Just back from time off for a sick kid and some spring holiday.
> I saw this on the binutils list. It includes some RTEMS targets
> so I wanted to pass it along. These are the RTEMS targets on
> the list:
> My thoughts:
> h8300 -- already removed from gdb.
I don't know about its production status, but from the toolchains' POV
this is one of the most interesting target.
I presume, this is why they want to kill it ;)
It trips each and every design flaw everywhere.
> Is it time to schedule
> obsoletion in RTEMS?
> h8500 -- port never really existed
> i960 -- already dead
> m68k-rtemscoff -- m68k long ago switched to ELF, so OK
These are OK with me.
> sh-rtemscoff -- default is now elf. Historically COFF was
> more stable than ELF for sh but we are already switched
> to ELF for sh-rtems so this shouldn't be an issue.
Hmm, this will probably kill the sh1 and sh2, otherwise killing sh-
rtemscoff is OK with me.
> Any comments from anyone out there?
I increasingly feel GCC and GDB are increasingly playing it nice to the
"big ones" and are gradually abandoning the embedded CPUs.
A very unfortunate tendency ... which should not be in our interest.
> > openrisc-*-*
> > or32-*-*
You forgot this one - It's the #1 on my personal deprecation list.
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