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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Expand CPU compiler options
> Oh, maybe I wasn't clear - I wasn't talking about statistical

> significance but rather about practical significance.

OK.  I will not argue with that :)

> A minuscule speedup (a lot less than 1%) showing only in a *single*
> workload so far and relevant only for a *very* *small* number of linux
> users - only those who build their own kernels - is simply not worth
> including in the kernel.


My only confusion is why some of these are already included in the linux kernel source today, for example CORE2.  As I stated in my previous email, the two 'new' ones I tested preform as-good-as or better-than the CORE2 which is already included.  Does my confusion make sense?

Thanks again for the consideration!
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