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Re: gcc support for mips32 release 2]

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: gcc support for mips32 release 2]
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 15:16:07 +0100 (CET)
Cc:, Eric Christopher <>,
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Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
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On Thu, 18 Mar 2004, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> > yeah.  doing that, but introducing known "to be removed" code bugs me.
> > 
> > it's probably better than not getting the rest of the infrastructure
> > in, though.
> It seems a small problem compared to having to answer all the questions
> about why Linux tries to optimize for processor X when it's configured
> for type Y.  People just love tweaking compiler flags it seems - even if
> not necessarily knowing all the consequences ...

 The recent updates to Makefiles should help a bit -- now at least you can
give a short answer of: "Because you use outdated tools."  Note there's a
single trivial update still awaiting approval in this area (I can resend
it, if it would help).

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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