Should Ubuntu provide a hardfloat-enabled ARM port? Should Linaro?

Registered by Steve Langasek on 2010-10-21

Using a hard-float calling convention on ARM improves performance, but is incompatible with some platforms and is ABI-incompatible with the existing armel port. Is it warranted to create a second hardfloat port for ARM? What form will this take?

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Status:
Started
Approver:
Loïc Minier
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
Konstantinos Margaritis
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
None
Definition:
Drafting
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Good progress
Milestone target:
None
Started by
Konstantinos Margaritis on 2010-10-22

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