Re: ARMv5 and atomic operations

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On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 10:40 AM, Andrew Haley <aph@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 04/23/2012 10:36 AM, Gordan Bobic wrote:
>> Andrew Haley wrote:
>>> On 04/23/2012 02:16 AM, Brendan Conoboy wrote:
>>>> As we get closer to having 100% package coverage in F17-ARM we're
>>>> running into harder build failures due to the limitations of the chips
>>>> we're building for.  The problem I've noticed on many of the recent
>>>> failures is due to the lack of atomic operations (These didn't arrive
>>>> until ARMv6).  How do we want to handle this?  I see a few options:
>>>> 1. Abandon armv5 and move to armv6 where some of the operations we need
>>>> are available.  This will still support the raspberry pi- what about
>>>> kirkwood *plugs?
>>> Hold on, I thought that Raspberry Pi was a separate remix, and F17
>>> was targeted at ARMv7?
>> Oh? My understanding was that F17 was to have both armv5tel and armv7hl
>> builds.
> Oh, I see.  Is any of this documented anywhere?

It depends on what sort of documentation you want. We're targeting
both armv7hl and armv5tel architectures.
> And can someone tell me if there is a F17 root fs for Raspberry Pi that
> I can download?

Not yet but soon.

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