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Re: SCORE target no longer has a maintainer
On Mon, 23 Jan 2017, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> GCC has this:
> score port Chen Liqin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> But there is no hint of score in the source tree. It was
> removed by Trevor Saunders in Oct 2014. gcc normally
> follows pretty strict procedures before removing a target
> so this is a strong hint it is dead.
> commit f230ef81030498353b6f11553ffa76e81d27621a
> Author: tbsaunde <tbsaunde@138bc75d-0d04-0410-961f-82ee72b054a4>
> Date: Sat Oct 4 14:53:41 2014 +0000
> remove score-* support
> 2014-10-04 Trevor Saunders <email@example.com>
> > I am not going to deprecate the SCORE target itself just yet. I think
> > that if no-one comes forward to take over the target in the next year or
> > so though, then we will have to consider removing it.
> Looks like it is dead. But an email to Trevor and Chen Liqin
> would confirm that you can remove it this week.
> What was the SCORE anyway? It's such a common term that I couldn't
> find a hit for the CPU.
Try S+core, e.g.: <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S%2Bcore>. Sunplus's
web site seems alive, last updated this month only, so perhaps enquiring
contacts listed at the top of BFD files or maybe <IP_support@sunplus.com>
will confirm their further interest or the lack of in binutils support.