[cfe-dev] [llvm-dev] [RFC] Backend for Motorola 6800 series CPU (M68k)

Renato Golin via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Sat Oct 10 07:35:02 PDT 2020

On Sat, 10 Oct 2020 at 15:04, Jessica Clarke via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

> I continue to believe M680x0 is a mistake. Your own patch series uses
> "[M68K]". The triple name is m68k-linux-gnu etc. Everyone calls it either
> m68k or just 68k.. As for GCC there are only four instances of m680x0: 3 in
> install.texi and 1 in m68k.md, but the port is gcc/config/m68k. So please
> let's not use this name for LLVM; it's longer, more confusing and just
> generally clumsy in comparison to the de-facto standard that everyone knows
> (even this thread's subject has "(M68k)" in the subject, acknowledging that
> that's a name people recognise).

Agreed, with everything! m68k is the only sane option.
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