Subject: Re: soft-float builds
To: Simon Burge <>
From: David Querbach <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 05/30/2001 20:42:46
> What I was thinking was something along the lines of a
> 	MKSOFTFLOAT=	yes|no
> make variable, which would do things like add "-msoft-float" to the CC
> and CXX (and FC?) variables, and be used in the libc/arch/* makefiles
> (or even just libc/Makefile) to enable softfloat support in libc.
> Any comments on this, or better ways to do it?

Good idea; this would avoid a certain amount of hacking in my
(too-long-promised) mpc8xx port.  Can we also have a preprocessor symbol as
well (perhaps _SOFT_FLOAT)?

David Querbach
Real-Time Systems Inc.