> Could you point me at some info on this one (-ftree-vectorize)? It came
> up on the amd64 list a week or so ago, when someone asked what I thought
> of it and why I didn't have it in my cflags (which I had just explained).
> I said I didn't know enough about it to make a case either way, and as
> such, didn't choose to use it. However, after a bit of discussion, I
> decided to add it to my cflags on a very experimental basis. I haven't
> experienced any issues with it, but then I haven't done any major
> compiling since then either, only the routine updates.
> If I had rather more info on it, therefore, particularly on why it might
> break stuff, I'd be able to pass it on, telling the list and in particular
> the guy that asked, why it's NOT a good thing to use. Thus, point me at
> it, if you got it. Even something as simple as a list of bugs traced to
> it would be useful as something I could point at, if that's what you are
> basing your remark on.
I can't give you reasons, but I can tell you it totally broke my x86
system a while back.
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