Subject: Re: mods for proposed port 'tsarm'
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-arm
Date: 12/06/2004 13:04:12
At 10:31 AM 12/6/2004, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
>This is an interesting question. Right now evbarm is all little-endian
>and (I think) no FP. Other ABIs for eval board systems, with FP of
>some form, or big-endian versions, are concievable, and it's not clear
>where they'd go in the current universe (exacerbating the problem that
>port->ABI is considered to be a many-to-one mapping). We'd want a
>better way to say "This kernel, but that userland".

evbarm is bi-endian and depend on the MACHINE_ARCH to be LE (arm) or
BE (armeb).

Matt Thomas                     email:
3am Software Foundry              www:
Cupertino, CA              disclaimer: I avow all knowledge of this message.