[Buildroot] [PATCHv3 02/14] arch: Refactor BR2_SOFT_FLOAT into per-architecture options
jacmet at uclibc.org
Tue Jul 16 13:12:19 UTC 2013
>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:
Thomas> As we are going to introduced a more advanced support of floating
Thomas> point options for the ARM architecture, we need to adjust how the
Thomas> soft-float option is handled. We replace the current hidden option
Thomas> BR2_PREFER_SOFT_FLOAT option and the visible BR2_SOFT_FLOAT option by:
Thomas> * A global hidden BR2_SOFT_FLOAT option, defined in arch/Config.in,
Thomas> that tells whether the architecture-specific code is using software
Thomas> emulated floating point. This hidden option can be used throughout
Thomas> Buildroot to determine whether soft float is used or not.
Thomas> * Per-architecture visible BR2_<arch>_SOFT_FLOAT options, for the
Thomas> architecture for which it makes sense, which allows users to select
Thomas> soft float emulation when needed.
Thomas> This change will allow each architecture to have a different way of
Thomas> presenting its floating point capabilities.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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