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Re: [PATCH] Obsolete old platforms
On September 28, 2016 2:14:48 AM CDT, Tristan Gingold <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On 27 Sep 2016, at 19:22, Jose E. Marchesi <email@example.com>
>>> + sparclet-*-aout* | \
>>> + sparc86x-*-aout* | \
>>> + sparc*-*-chorus* | \
>>> + sparc-*-linux*aout* | \
>>> + sparc-*-netbsdaout* | \
>>> + sparc-*-openbsd[0-2].* | sparc-*-openbsd3.[0-1] | \
>>> + sparc-*-netware* | \
>>> + sparc64-*-aout* | \
>>> + sparc*-*-coff* | \
>>> + sparc-*-rtems* | \
>>> The sparc part looks good to me.
>> The last one is still alive in the compiler though.
And used in a lot of space applications on the ERC32 and LEON CPUs. :)
It is actually one of the most heavily used architectures for RTEMS among with arm, PowerPC, and x86.
>> Indeed, didn't notice that. Actually it is an ELF target right?
>> In that case we better don't remove it from binutils.
>Yes, my mistake.
SPARC was a.out when it was first added in the 1994 time frame but we moved everything to ELF when it became available. So RTEMS has had nothing using a.out or COFF for a decade or more.
>> Are the coff and a.out targets that I would like to get rid of :)