[webkit-dev] [jsc-dev] [Deadline October 30] Dropping support for Arm traditional (no Thumb2)?

Yusuke Suzuki yusukesuzuki at slowstart.org
Fri Nov 2 19:34:45 PDT 2018

It seems nobody intends to maintain it. Let's drop it :)

On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 2:43 AM Guillaume Emont <guijemont at igalia.com>

> Hi all,
> With this email, I would like to express the intent of dropping support
> for Armv7 traditional (without the Thumb2 extension) from the tree.
> Though we at Igalia are willing to continue supporting Armv7 with Thumb2
> extension, we don't have any need for the support of platforms lacking
> Thumb2. Currently, this combination is broken and does not even compile.
> The proposed change means that going forward, the only Arm 32-bit
> architecture supported in LLInt, JIT and DFG would be Armv7 with the
> Thumb2 extension. Other variants would have to resort to using LLInt
> with the CLoop.
> We currently have a buildbot for Armv7 Traditional[1] and we plan to
> remove it.
> If anyone cares for this specific platform, and wants to step forward to
> do the maintenance work for it and set up their buildbot for it, please
> say so before October 30 (a week+ from now). Otherwise I'll assume
> nobody cares about this and I'll work on a patch to remove all the code
> we have that is specific to Arm traditional.
> Cheers,
> Guij
> [1]
> https://build.webkit.org/builders/JSCOnly%20Linux%20ARMv7%20Traditional%20Release
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Best regards,
Yusuke Suzuki
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