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Re: recognize x86 CPU variants take II

> On 11-Dec-2001, Jan Hubicka <> wrote:
> > ! for the ABI and the set of available instructions.  The choices for
> > ! @var{cpu-type} are @samp{i386}, @samp{i486}, @samp{i586}, @samp{i686},
> > ! @samp{pentium}, @samp{pentium-mmx}, @samp{pentiumpro}, @samp{pentium2},
> > ! @samp{pentium3}, @samp{pentium4}, @samp{k6}, @samp{k6-2}, @samp{k6-3},
> > ! @samp{athlon}, @samp{athlon-tbird}, @samp{athlon4}, @samp{athlon-xp},
> > ! @samp{athlon-mobile} and @samp{athlon-mp}.
> I think it's potentially a little confusing to mention both `i686'
> and `pentium' without explaining that these are synonyms.
The fact that they are synonyms is already mentioned in next paragraph...
I am not sure if it is better than mentioning it directly or not, 
but that is was original docs did.

> So I suggest adding ` (which is a synonynm for @samp{i686})'
> after `@samp{pentium}', or something along those lines.
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