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Re: [Patch] Altivec ABI as default for powerpc64 linux
>>>>> Geoff Keating writes:
Geoff> It's not set as the default because the default linux64 processor is a
Geoff> 630, which (as far as I know) doesn't have Altivec. Perhaps someone
Geoff> should change that, if linux64 is going to require Altivec.
We are not proposing enabling Altivec by default, but enabling
Altivec ABI by default. This ensures that stack alignment is correct and
varargs are passed in the correct registers for Altivec applications to
interoperate seemlessly with non-Altivec libraries, etc.