[webkit-dev] Heads up: Handling many minor CPUs as CPU(UNKNOWN)

Yusuke SUZUKI utatane.tea at gmail.com
Sun Nov 19 17:53:27 PST 2017

FYI, explicitly supported CPUs are, X86, X86_64, ARM (including
tranditional and thumb2), ARM64, PPC, PPC64, PPC64LE, MIPS, and MIPS64.

Yusuke Suzuki

On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 10:48 AM, Yusuke SUZUKI <utatane.tea at gmail.com>

> Hello WebKittens,
> I've just landed the patch[1] introducing CPU(UNKNOWN) and dropping many
> minor CPUs.
> CPU(UNKNOWN) is a conservative CPU which handles uknown CPUs. It allows
> minor CPUs
> incuding future CPUs to build WebKit without adding a new CPU types to
> source code.
> And this cleans up source code much by dropping many minor CPUs.
> Dropped minor CPUs are ALPHA, HPPA, IA64, SH4, S390X, and S390.
> If you are maintaining one of them and encounter some failures, please
> open a bug for that.
> CPU(UNKNOWN) should keep them working.
> Best regards,
> Yusuke Suzuki
> [1]: https://trac.webkit.org/r225040
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