[Buildroot] [PATCH 3/3] arch/mips: add (Marvell) Octeon III processor

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Wed Jan 30 20:29:38 UTC 2019


Hello Thomas,

On Wed, 30 Jan 2019 21:12:24 +0100
Thomas De Schampheleire <patrickdepinguin at gmail.com> wrote:

> @@ -156,6 +163,7 @@ endchoice
>  config BR2_MIPS_SOFT_FLOAT
>  	bool "Use soft-float"
>  	default y

Not related directly to your patch, but MIPS related anyway: does it
make sense to default to soft-float ?

Wouldn't it better to have, like on ARM, an indication of which MIPS
cores support hardware floating point, and for those, default to using
hardware floating point ?

Thanks,

Thoams
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Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
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