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+# DEFAULTTUNE overrides for AGL on riscv64
+# We should not need the tuning include below as the BSP should include the right set already.
+# A double inclusion would produce a warning. This include line is just for reference
+# include conf/machine/include/arm/arch-armv8.inc
+DEFAULTTUNE = "riscv64"