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    SubjectRe: x86 building altivec for raid ?
    On Mon, 14 Nov 2005 08:26:45 +1100, Neil Brown <neilb@suse.de> wrote:

    > On Sunday November 13, jamagallon@able.es wrote:
    > >
    > > Kernel is 2.6.14-mm2.
    > > This is an x86 box, why does it compile raid6altivec*.c ? I suppose it
    > > does not generate any code, because of some #ifdef magic, but why does
    > > it build them anyways ? Looks a bit strange.
    >
    > It's probably just easier that way.
    > I guess you could do the following, but I'm not sure that it is really
    > worth it.
    >
    > +raid6-$(CONFIG_X86) := raid6mmx.o raid6sse1.o
    > +raid6-$(CONFIG_X86_64) := raid6sse2.o

    plain x86 can also do some sse2 ;) (x2, not x4)
    As X86_64 also defines plain X86, this could be just

    > +raid6-$(CONFIG_X86) := raid6mmx.o raid6sse1.o raid6sse2.o

    And perhaps IA64 will need this also ?
    Thanks, anyways.
    I will send it to Andrew, to see if it goes in.

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