moving meta-{openpower, x86, arm} content to meta-phosphor

Patrick Williams patrick at
Wed Aug 26 00:27:54 AEST 2020

On Fri, Aug 21, 2020 at 09:53:21AM -0700, Ed Tanous wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2020 at 9:32 AM Patrick Williams <patrick at> wrote:
> > 1. What do we do about risc-v which has a dash in the architecture name?
> Technically isn't RISC-V the same thing as power9, and we just drop
> the version from it?  Or is the "5" an important part of the name?
> RISC-V is definitely a case where having the company in the naming
> convention is going to be important, given that (to my understanding)
> the design can be picked up by anyone and modded as they see fit.

risc-v is the full architecture name, not the chip model name.

Linux has chosen to put it in a 'riscv' subdirectory though, so dropping
the dash seems entirely reasonable.

Patrick Williams
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