Default settings of arch and cpu on ix86

Richard Henderson rth@cygnus.com
Wed Jun 30 23:15:00 GMT 1999


On Tue, Jun 08, 1999 at 09:14:38AM +0200, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> But this might change.  The pentium and i486 have opcodes that aren't
> supported on i386.

Yes.  The only one remotely useful to the compiler is bswap --
supposing we ever add bits to auto-recognize byte swapping.

We should probably for that reason explicitly make the default
arch i386.  That's not to say that we shouldn't leave the default
tuning to pentium.


r~



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