[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 0/3] Add support of ARC architecture

John Crispin blogic at openwrt.org
Mon Sep 14 07:41:41 EDT 2015

On 14/09/2015 13:35, Alexey Brodkin wrote:
> Hi Felix,
> On Fri, 2015-09-11 at 15:09 +0200, Felix Fietkau wrote:
>> On 2015-08-27 13:03, Alexey Brodkin wrote:
>>> This patch series adds support for the Synopsys DesignWare ARC architecture.
>>> DesignWare ARC700 is family of 32-bit CPUs developed by Synopsys, Inc.
>>> Since version 3.9 ARC architecture is supported in mainline Linux developemnt.
>>> Since version 2014.04 ARC architecture is supported in mainline U-Boot.
>>> For quite some time ARC architecture is supported in upstream uClibc
>>> development but since there were no recent releases of uClibc support of
>>> ARC is available from uClibc's fork uClibc-ng now.
>> Does Synopsys plan to add ARC support to musl as well? The code quality
>> of musl is so much better than uClibc, and it also requires much less
>> architecture specific code.
>> I think more projects will switch from uClibc to musl in the future.
> We do have plans for adding support of ARC in musl.
> But these are long-term plans and we don't have any dates in mind yet.
> So for now we'll keep using uClibc.
> And I hope this fact won't block ARC port from being accepted in OpenWRt.

not a blocker but something we wanted to be sure that cannot be avoided :)
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