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SubjectRe: [PATCH] riscv: kbuild: drop CONFIG_RISCV_ISA_C
On Tue, Aug 13, 2019 at 12:18:22AM +0200, Charles Papon wrote:
> > Because it it the unix platform baseline as stated in the patch.
> I know that, but i'm looking for arguments why RVC could't be kept as
> an option, especialy it is only an optimisation option without
> behavioral/code changes.
>
> That baseline make sense for heavy linux distributions, where you
> expect everybody to compile with a baseline set of ISA extentions, to
> make binary exchanges easier.
> But for smaller systems, i do not see advantages having RVC forced.

I don't fully agree with the benefits, but then again how little
impact using the C extension has on the kernel build I'm now convinced
that keeping it should be ok.

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