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SubjectRe: [Q] Looking for an emulation for CMOV* instructions.
> > hard to get emulations right. I grant that this wasn't helped by the fact
> > the gcc x86 folks also couldnt read the pentium pro manual correctly.
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> What do you mean with this? Explain, please!

gcc told to generate i686 binaries uses cmov unconditionally. The intel
PPro handbook explicitly says that cmov must be checked for.

> myself but I have also some older machines here that have a k6 or a
> pentium. For mistake I installed the wrong rpm and had a non working
> system. An emulation for such cases would be a _real_ feature at least

So you have a buggy rpm program. Get the rpm program fixed so it correctly
stops you from doing that.

If my call is so important to you why don't you hire
some more people to answer the telephone?
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