[FFmpeg-devel] Rename SH4 architecture to SH

Diego Biurrun diego
Thu Jan 15 13:33:12 CET 2009

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 12:30:15PM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
> 2009/1/15 Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de>:
> > Hi, I just noticed that the SuperH architecture is abbreviated as SH,
> > but we use SH4 in #defines and directory names.  I propose changing
> > that.  Anybody against?
> Would it lose any clarity because of 'sh' being an abbreviation for 'shell'?

In what context do you think it could be confused?

I think I have to note that SH-4 (or SH4) is just a special type of SH
processor, similar to ARM and ARMV4L/ARMV5 etc., there exist other
variants like SH-2, SH-3, SH-5, ...



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