Re: [git pull] x86 fixes

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Sep 09 2008 - 13:04:40 EST

Adrian Bunk wrote:

As far as I understood it it's a gas issue, and X86_GENERIC=y would therefore *not* fix the bug with gcc < 4.2 and affected binutils
since we pass -mtune=i686 for gcc < 4.2 with X86_GENERIC=y.

Anything I miss?

Well, for one thing, gcc doesn't actually pass the -mtune= option to gas, it turns out.

But yes, "-Wa,-march=generic32" is really the proper fix.

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