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Re: coldfire port

On Wed, Aug 05, 2009 at 12:47:01PM -0400, Kurt J. Lidl wrote:
> [...]
> The coldfire is like a m68k in terms of assembly instructions, and
> general purpose registers, but most of the other really low-level stuff
> (floating point, MMU) is different.  Does the instruction set
> similarity with the m68k just cloud the issue that this is really a
> different family of processors?

Is the instruction set different enough so that 68020 userland binaries
won't run on a coldfire ? If so, I'd say it's a different processor family.

Differences in MMU can be dealt with inside the same family without problems.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.  
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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