[Dev] [ARM] Parabola ARM Port progress

Josh Branning lovell.joshyyy at gmail.com
Sun Sep 13 04:11:16 GMT 2015

On 13/09/15 02:43, Luke Shumaker wrote:
> On Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:33:52 -0600,
> fauno wrote:
>>> * Gaming4JC said there are a lot of different packages to take from Arch
>>> ARM [1]. e.g. arm5, armv6, armv7 and armv8 are all different. If the
>>> packages will be a lot we should have separate mirrors, but it will also
>>> would need more space for it.
>> i think we'll need to pick the most used architecture or the one
>> compatible with most of arm devices and focus on this.
> Well, given that the BBB (armv7) is the only ARM device (to my
> knowledge) not requireing nonfree blobs, it seems that armv7 is the
> only thing.

May I suggest targeting armv4, as according to some websites, they think 
compiling for this architecture will work all the way through versions 

As previously mentioned on this list, there are AllWinner devices that 
should be able to run without blobs (eg. the olinuxino-lime).

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