Subject: Re: Data format compatibility: old NetBSD/arm32, NetBSD/arm 26 vs. 32 bit
To: Ben Harris <>
From: David Laight <>
List: port-arm
Date: 10/29/2002 15:04:38
> No, but the only change I'm aware of is that double-precision floating
> point numbers are stored with native word-order rather than with
> big-endian word order and native byte order within words.

Ah - so they are now not in the ARM 'native' format for 64bit
FP values? (IIRC one of the early arm cpus had hardware FP that used
this mixed byte order.)

Did ARM change their ABI?


David Laight: