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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][for 2.6.28] Remove -mno-spe flags as they dont belong

    On Nov 15, 2008, at 12:10 PM, Steven Rostedt wrote:

    > Kumar Gala wrote:
    >> For some unknown reason at Steven Rostedt added in disabling of the
    >> SPE
    >> instruction generation for e500 based PPC cores in commit
    >> 6ec562328fda585be2d7f472cfac99d3b44d362a.
    > The unknown reason was that my PPC64 failed to compile without
    > it ;-) It was unknown because I forgot to mention that in the change
    > log (my bad).

    Are you sure you were building a ppc64 kernel? This makes no sense in
    that the -mno-spe flag should not be relevant at all to such a kernel
    build. (No ppc64 chip has SPE support and thus the compiler doesnt
    support generation of the instructions in that mode).

    Were you building some ppc32 targeted kernel?

    - k

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