[PATCH 06/61] 8xx: Don't call non-existent Soft_emulate_8xx from SoftwareEmulation.

Kumar Gala galak at kernel.crashing.org
Wed Jul 18 15:05:13 EST 2007

On Jul 17, 2007, at 8:33 PM, Scott Wood wrote:

> On arch/ppc, Soft_emulate_8xx was used when full math emulation was
> turned off to emulate a minimal subset of floating point load/store
> instructions, to avoid needing a soft-float toolchain.  This function
> is called, but not present, on arch/powerpc, causing a build error
> if floating point emulation is turned off.
> As soft-float toolchains are now common, I'm deleting the call rather
> than moving Soft_emulate_8xx over to arch/powerpc.

We should move the Soft_emulate_8xx code over.  I see no reason to  
break a usage model that existed in arch/ppc.

- k

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