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Re: GCC 4.1.0 Released
On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 09:42:19PM +0100, Richard Guenther wrote:
> On 3/1/06, H. J. Lu <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 01, 2006 at 09:21:19PM +0100, Steven Bosscher wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 01 March 2006 21:14, H. J. Lu wrote:
> > > > Is 4.1 branch open now? I'd like to back port the x86
> > > > -mtune=generic patch:
> > >
> > > Isn't that totally inappropriate for a release branch?
> > >
> > What is it inappropriate about?
> It's a new feature and not a fix for a regression. -> totally inappropriate.
It is the issue of quality of gcc 4.1 on IA32/x86-64. The current gcc
4.1 performs very poorly on IA32/x86-64, comparing against gcc 4.2. I
can't recommond gcc 4.1 to most people using IA32/x86-64. This change
is specific to the IA32/x86-64 backend and won't affect any other