Re: ARM VFP + hard-float ABI support in git HEAD

  • From: Alex Bradbury <asb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: luajit@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 13:00:06 +0100

On 9 August 2012 12:49, Mike Pall <mike-1208@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Note that the hard-float ABI is incompatible with the soft-float
> ABI (with or without VFP) and requires a rebuild of the whole
> system with a relatively recent GCC etc. Debian armhf or Raspbian
> provide such an environment.

Thanks Mike, this is fantastic. I have used the Debian packaging to
produce .debs of the current HEAD for the Raspbian flavour of armhf.
These are uploaded to (which is in the
default sources.list for anyone using the Raspbian image we have at So, if anyone wants to give it a go `sudo
apt-get update && sudo apt-get install luajit`.

My repo is in case anyone wants
to double check any of the packaging.

Here's a sample scimark.lua run on the Raspberry Pi at stock
frequencies (ARM1176 700Mhz):

$ luajit scimark.lua
Lua SciMark 2010-12-10 based on SciMark 2.0a. Copyright (C) 2006-2010 Mike Pall.

FFT        20.26  [1024]
SOR        52.36  [100]
MC         21.72
SPARSE     15.23  [1000, 5000]
LU         27.98  [100]

SciMark    27.51  [small problem sizes]


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