remove arch/sh

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at
Fri Feb 3 08:04:49 PST 2023

Hi Randy,

On Fri, Feb 3, 2023 at 4:57 PM Randy Dunlap <rdunlap at> wrote:
> Is this "sh64" still accurate and applicable? from Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.rst:
> But some architectures such as x86 and sparc have aliases.
> - x86: i386 for 32 bit, x86_64 for 64 bit
> - sh: sh for 32 bit, sh64 for 64 bit <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
> - sparc: sparc32 for 32 bit, sparc64 for 64 bit

No, support for sh64 was removed in commit 37744feebc086908
("sh: remove sh5 support") in v5.8.



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