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Re: Deprecating and removing old targets
On September 13, 2016 9:03:24 AM CDT, Jeff Law <email@example.com> wrote:
>On 09/13/2016 04:38 AM, Matthias Klose wrote:
>> On 12.09.2016 09:37, Tristan Gingold wrote:
>>> Targets I think we should keep:
>>> * vax
>>> * z80
>>> * pdp11
>>> * m68k, m68xx
>>> * hppa
>>> * alpha (elf, vms)
>>> * dlx
>> while not release architectures, Debian still builds for alpha, hppa
>They were in the keep list.
>We might consider dropping hppa-som, which is an HPUX 32 bit only
>format. We'd keep ELF for the linux port.
>Similarly we could consider dropping some of the other object format
>support for m68k and keep ELF for the linux ports.
>I've got no strong opinions on this stuff -- I only mention it because
>I've worked on them in the past.
FWIW where at all possible RTEMS uses ELF and from a binutils perspective is the same as the CPU-elf target. At this point, I don't think we have any target not using ELF.