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    SubjectRe: initramfs programs (was [RFC] klibc requirements)
    Alan Cox wrote:

    >>Surelly I will not maintain the DMI table!
    >>
    >
    > Quite
    >
    >
    >>This is a call for help: how to write a table
    >>CPU - CONFIG_SYMBOL ?
    >>Now I use Vendor/Name/Family/Stepping/, but
    >>maybe with Vendor + flags (CPUID flags) the result
    >>will be more correct?
    >>
    >
    > You need the family/model information to get the right optimisations. Its
    > often not that the instruction set is different but that the cpu
    > implementation is different that determines the choice. With a couple of
    > exceptions cpu type is actually not too important and accidentally using
    > 486 will make little difference
    >


    Something I'd really like to see would be to split "optimize for..." and
    "run on..." for CPU type; just like gcc has -mmach= and -march=.

    -hpa



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