[Buildroot] [PATCHv2] package/gcc: cleanup arch/cpu combinations

Gustavo Zacarias gustavo at zacarias.com.ar
Wed Aug 20 13:49:14 UTC 2014

On 08/20/2014 10:42 AM, Thomas Petazzoni wrote:

> Right, but I believe it's two different (but related) matters:
>  * On one hand, Mischa's approach is good to specify starting from
>    which gcc version this or that architecture or architecture variant
>    was supported. It allows to encode the "theory".
>  * On the other hand, additional 'depends on' can be added
>    exceptionally to prevent certain gcc versions from being selected,
>    when they are supposed to work in theory, but in practice do not
>    work due to bugs (that are likely to be fixed in the next point
>    release).

My basic aim here was to make things more legible when i was putting a
limit on power8 since it was too cluttered already with a single depends
being 300 characters wide - hardly legible and very prone to
I think we can commit this and "upgrade it" so to speak when Mischa's
patchset is in to clean it up more.

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