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SubjectRe: [RFC] one line fix in arch/i386/Kconfig
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Followup to:  <20030307223202.9244.qmail@linuxmail.org>
By author: "Paolo Ciarrocchi" <ciarrocchi@linuxmail.org>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
> >
> > We want people to be able to build a kernel which will run on many systems
> > but still use CPU specific features.
>
> Ah... ok I see the point, I could compile a kernel with PIII optimizations
> and then run it on a PIV.
>
> But it is a complication in the configuration process.
> Do we agree on that ?
>

Not really.

>
> How about a config entry:
> "Leave only the option related to the CPU I selected" ?
>

What we really need is to separate out "optimize for CPU" and "support
CPU", kind of like gcc has -mcpu= and -march=.

-hpa
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