On 10.10.2017 13:27, Martin Husemann wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 11:03:42AM +0000, co...@sdf.org wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 05:02:48AM +0000, Martin Husemann wrote:
>>> I think you are confusing things. We do not support FPU emulation in the
>>> kernel, but booting on FPU-less machines should still work (with a softfloat
>>> userland).
>> I don't think we should support every esoteric case just in case someone
>> wants to complete support it. We haven't run on such machines in over a
>> decade.
> We have not provided a usable userland for it, but we were able to boot
> on them.
> The cost for this is minimal (given the overall mess of FPU save area
> sizes on x86), no point in cleaning this up.
> Martin

Agreed, there are still users asking for no-FPU x86 support. We badly
closed one of their latest PR as wontfix...

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