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Re: earmv4 packages coming soon


On Sat, 14 May 2022 19:13:15 +0100
David Brownlee <abs%absd.org@localhost> wrote:

> IIRC it was StrongARM (v4) vs XScale (v5), I think there were a fair
> number of Thumb additions... but I think the main difference is v5
> added VFPv2 which is handy for floating point.

IIRC the main difference is that strongarm doesn't have thumb and one
or two other instructions. And the one, lonely xscale I have here
doesn't have an FPU either.

Fun fact - we used shark binaries to get X going on the first Raspberry
Pi, before we got earmv6hf.

have fun

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