Danny Smith wrote:
> --- "Paul G." <pgarceau@...> wrote: >
> > On 12 Oct 2001 at 18:08, the Illustrious Earnie Boyd wrote:
> > > Danny Smith wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Current default for CPU tuning of code is i386 (set in specs). This
> > > > can of course be overriden on command line, but shouldn't we bump the
> > > > default to 486 or 586. If nothing else, shouldn't we build the
> > > > toolset exes tuned to run on at least 486.
> > > >
> Given what has come up in cygwin-apps, I suggest we follow cygwin example:
> set default -mcpu = i586 (or 686).
> leave default code generation (-march) at 386
> This will only affect scheduling of code, so that code will run on all 32
> bit i86 targets, but will run slightly better on pentium.
> Unless I am convinced otherwise I'll leave the target alias at simply
> "mingw32" rather than i586-pc-mingw32 or i586-mingw32
Yes please. I understand the necessity of the target directory but i*86
is a bit confusing for the ignorant masses that haven't a clue as to
what it really means.
> If anyone wants to make i686 or whatever as their default, they still can
> by hacking the specs file.
or CC='gcc -mcpu-i686'
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