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Re: gcc: mips32 vs mips3

To: Marian Jancar <>
Subject: Re: gcc: mips32 vs mips3
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2009 20:39:02 +0100
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On Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 05:55:10PM +0100, Marian Jancar wrote:

> which option is supposed to compile faster code, -mips3 or -mips32?

That question doesn't quite make sense.   A MIPS32 processor can't execute
MIPS III code and a MIPS III processor can't execute MIPS32 code.  Only a
MIPS64 processor could execute code compiled for either MIPS32 or MIPS III.
So choose the option to match the architecture of your processor.


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