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Re: Altivec Linux support in GCC


Am Die, 2003-04-15 um 23.36 schrieb Aldy Hernandez:

> Well I propose to have -maltivec imply -mabi=altivec; it doesn't matter 
> if it historically it is an ISA selection flag.  I propose it, am 
> willing to code it, and dispel the average Joe's confusion.  For that 
> matter, the patch is included below.  If you propose something else and 
> not implement it, it really doesn't gain us anything.

How can one turn that off again? As long as Linux is not saving parts of
the registerset -mabi=altivec causes a useless slowdown in hotspots of
the software.

-- 
Servus,
       Daniel

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