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Re: coldfire port
On Wed, Aug 05, 2009 at 12:47:01PM -0400, Kurt J. Lidl wrote:
> Should there just be a separate "coldfire"
> processor family, or just stuff it into "m68k/coldfire"?
I think it should probably be a separate processor family. If
there are parts that you can bring in from m68k, then perhaps find
a way to use them from a common location, but if you need to riddle
the code with ifdefs or do some kind of Macro Magic to share
significant amounts of code, then I think it's a net loss in
readability and maintainability.
I don't think we're seeing any new m68k hardware/processors/etc.,
and I suspect that as coldfire evolves it will accrete its own
ifdefs. Is there sufficient reason to carry the m68k baggage,
Those are my thoughts, anyway.
Allen Briggs | http://www.ninthwonder.com/~briggs/ |
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