[LLVMdev] Hexagon: removing support for Hexagon-v2 and Hexagon-v3

Anshuman Dasgupta adasgupt at codeaurora.org
Fri Mar 15 07:19:56 PDT 2013

 > There are no customers of yours that use Hexagon-V2 or Hexagon-V3 ??

For newer versions of the compiler, there won't be any users of v2 and v3.


On 3/14/2013 3:01 PM, reed kotler wrote:
> On 03/14/2013 12:51 PM, Anshuman Dasgupta wrote:
>> I wanted to give everybody a heads-up on upcoming commits for the
>> Hexagon backend. We will be removing support for older versions of the
>> Hexagon architecture - specifically Hexagon-v2 and Hexagon-v3. These are
>> no longer being used by compiler users. Matthew Curtis has committed the
>> first clang patch to remove driver support for these versions. There
>> will be follow-up patches on the LLVM side to remove instructions that
>> are not used by newer versions of the architecture. After these changes,
>> the compiler will support Hexagon-v4 and Hexagon-v5.
>> Matthew has committed a short blurb in the 3.3 release notes. We'll add
>> the reasons behind the removal to that note.
>> Thanks
>> -Anshu
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> There are no customers of yours that use Hexagon-V2 or Hexagon-V3 ??
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