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

On Aug 2, 2012, at 3:44 PM, Richard Earnshaw (home) wrote:

> On 1 Aug 2012, at 09:01, David Brownlee <abs%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
>> 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
>> changes...
> An EABI conforming port with hard float sounds like a good proposition for 
> use with modern hw.

What is the earliest commonly available arm with a hard VFP that 
was available that is compatible with armv6/v7 compatible VFP's?

I was thinking adding a machine arch of "armless" for those
pre that "first VPF compatible arm".  And making arm reflect
newer hardware.

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