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SubjectRe: Possibility of adding -march=native to x86
On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 07:33:35PM +0100, Michael Lothian wrote:
> Hi
> I was wondering if it was possible to add -march=native support to the
> processor options of the new x86 architecture if gcc 4.2 or greater is being
> used.
> I'm not suggesting this should be a default at all, merely an extra option
> similar to selecting P4, Athlon or even -Os.
> I've manually tried this flag at home with no ill effects.

Selecting your CPU in the kernel configuration has more effects than
just setting the gcc flag, so it wouldn't gain you anything since you
anyway have to choose the correct CPU.

> Mike



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"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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