[FFmpeg-devel] Rename SH4 architecture to SH

Brad brad
Thu Jan 15 13:37:48 CET 2009

On Thursday 15 January 2009 07:33:12 Diego Biurrun wrote:
> 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, ...
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SuperH

SH5 never really went anywhere and what little SH is used nowadays is all SH4.

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