The new mips gas breaks gcc 2.96

H. J. Lu hjl@lucon.org
Thu Aug 1 15:51:00 GMT 2002


On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 12:18:06PM -0700, Eric Christopher wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-08-01 at 12:14, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> > On Thu, 1 Aug 2002, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> > 
> > > The documentation says -mcpu for i386 is the same as -mtune is now for
> > > MIPS, while -march has similiar meaning on both. But the old -mcpu for
> > > MIPS did select scheduling as well as the set of valid opcodes.
> > 
> >  That justifies the change, indeed.  Too bad the selection was broken in
> > the first place. 
> > 
> 
> Yup. Also, the gcc steering committee has said that march/mtune will be
> TheWay(tm).
> 

I have no plan to change all the scripts which use -mcpu. As I said,
I will change my Linux binutils so that at least it will take -mcpu.


H.J.



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