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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [RFC] CFLAGS paragraph for the GWN
Date: Sun, 01 Oct 2006 09:49:40 -0700
Duncan wrote:
> 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.

Thanks,
Donnie
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Re: Re: [RFC] CFLAGS paragraph for the GWN
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Re: [RFC] CFLAGS paragraph for the GWN
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Re: Re: [RFC] CFLAGS paragraph for the GWN
-- Robin H. Johnson
Re: [RFC] CFLAGS paragraph for the GWN
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