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Vit Herman <v.herman%sh.cvut.cz@localhost> writes:
> On Tue, 15 Jan 2008, der Mouse wrote:
>> The major way I would foresee its rotting would be via -msoft-float.
>> If my understanding that this would be the only way we'd run on FPUless
>> x86, then this would be the only user of i386 -msoft-float....
> I thought that kernel is always built with -msoft-float?

There is no floating point used in the kernel at all, software or
hardware. (There are a variety of reasons for this.)

Perry E. Metzger                perry%piermont.com@localhost

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