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Re: Broadcom XLP support
On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 3:51 PM, ANDY KENNEDY <ANDY.KENNEDY@adtran.com> wrote:
>> you want proper support (and E_MIPS_MACH_XLP fixed in the ABI), then I
>> suggest persuading Broadcom to submit their change properly for inclusion
>> with FSF sources. I'll be happy to review it.
> On this score, they did. I believe they contracted the toolchain changes
> through someone like codesourcery. The primary guy that knew about this
> processor recently resigned from Broadcom, whether the new people
> have the inclination to push back to you is unknown. It appears that
> the contractor for the toolchain pushed back to openembedded in place
> of directly to you. If I were to give you the original patch against
> 2.24, would that be acceptable to you?
Note the main reason why they pushed back to openembedded was because
it was a requirement for windriver's toolchain instead of fully
Anyways I pushed the octeon3 changes upstream so I did not have to
support windriver or openembedded folks they could just grab the patch