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SubjectRe: [Q] Looking for an emulation for CMOV* instructions.
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> > 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.

Alan
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