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Re: Changing the default 32-bit x86 arch for Fedora 12



On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 08:01:09PM +0100, Jeremy Sanders wrote:
> Bill Nottingham wrote:
> 
> > - Faster and more consistent FP math by using SSE2 registers
> > - Allows for autovectorization by GCC where necessary
> > - More clearly delineates our support set of targets, sticking true
> >   to forwards innovation, not necessarily legacy support
> 
> Why not leave it be and suggest people move to the less brain dead x86-64 
> instead? Innovation and legacy support.
> 
> The slower x86 is, the more motivation there is to move to x86-64.

+1 ...

Rich.

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