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Re: GCC 4.8.0 Status Report (2012-10-29), Stage 1 to end soon

On Mon, 2012-11-05 at 13:53 +0100, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 05, 2012 at 06:41:47AM -0600, Peter Bergner wrote:
> > I'd like to post later today (hopefully this morning) a very minimal
> > configure patch that adds the -mcpu=power8 and -mtune=power8 compiler
> > options to gcc.  Currently, power8 will be an alias for power7, but
> > getting this path in now allows us to add power8 support to the
> > compiler without having to touch the arch independent configure script.
> config.gcc target specific hunks are part of the backend, the individual
> target maintainers can approve changes to that, I really don't see a reason
> to add a dummy alias now just for that.  If the power8 enablement is
> approved and non-intrusive enough that it would be acceptable even during
> stage 3, then so would be corresponding config.gcc changes.

Well we also patch and  If those are
acceptable to be patched later too, then great.  If not, the patch
isn't really very large.  We did do this for power7 initially too:


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