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Re: Is it time to deprecate arm26 support (for NetBSD 7.0?

On 1 August 2012 01:17, Jun Ebihara <jun%soum.co.jp@localhost> wrote:
> Hi Matt,
> From: Matt Thomas <matt%3am-software.com@localhost>
> Subject: Is it time to deprecate arm26 support (for NetBSD 7.0?
> Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 07:42:43 -0700
>> I think the gain is just not worth it.
>> Any acorn26 users out there....
> kiyohara@ 's BBC A3000:
> http://movapic.com/pic/201111201146094ec869f10e10e
> at
> http://www.NetBSD.org/gallery/events.html#opensourceconf2011-tokyofall

Is the rationale be that maintaining acorn26 adds additional
maintenance effort for other arm ports, or that compiling code
compatible with ARMv2 compromises the performance on newer CPUs?

Would it make sense to split the arm ports into 'current' and 'legacy'
by architecture and pick a new minimum architecture (ARMv6?) for the
current ports. It could also be a good point to make any ABI

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