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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.4/2.5] Athlon CFLAGS

in your patch, you don't check the gcc version.
if i run with a gcc-2.95.3, you will be a compile error


On Mon, Sep 09, 2002 at 02:13:10AM +0200, Daniel Mehrmann wrote:
> On Monday 09 September 2002 01:18, Dave Jones wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 08, 2002 at 09:28:11PM +0200, Daniel Mehrmann wrote:
> > > Hi Alan,
> > >
> > > i add for the AMD Athlon family some optimize compilerflags.
> > > Gcc 3.1 and 3.2 support more specific Athlon instructions as
> > > 3.0 or 2.95x. This patch for 2.4.19, 2.4.20-pre5 and 2.5.33
> > > set a new "-march" flag:
> > >
> > > Athlon TB/Duron += -march=athlon-tbird
> > > Athlon XP/Athlon4/Duron += -march=athlon-xp
> > > Athlon MP += -march=athlon-mp
> >
> > I thought these were all just gcc aliases for the same options ?
> > It's been a while since I looked at the gcc option parser, so
> > I've forgotten exactly what happens, but at least you missed the
> > bogus athlon-4 option.
> >
> > Are the gains between all these options really worth the added
> > complexity ?
> >
> > Dave
>
> Hi Dave,
>
> yes, you`re right with the athlon-4 option. Well, first thing, the mobile athlon
> have the same core as XP (Palomino) expect some "speed scheudle".
> I never see that we support mobile chips. So i think it`s enough that we
> put Athlon4 into the "XP group". I think too the new core "Thoroughbread"
> should use the "XP group".
>
> I readed the gcc documentation, gcc-3.2 only, very deep. This was the idea for this patch.
> Then i looked fast into gcc-3.1/3.0/2.95x. I believe that the compiler create own code
> for *every* chip-release. chip-release as: athlon-tbird, athlon-xp, ...
>
> Also take a look into the binary code and size. It`s different.
>
> chears,
> Daniel
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