[Cbe-oss-dev] [PATCH] force -mno-string option on cell

Geert Uytterhoeven Geert.Uytterhoeven at sonycom.com
Mon Mar 26 18:54:53 EST 2007

On Sat, 24 Mar 2007, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> >> In the absence of -mstring and -mno-string options,
> >> GCC will default to either on or off based on other
> >> options (CPU model, mostly).  This is good behaviour
> >> since it intends to give you the best code sequences
> >> for whatever CPU you selected (or for a blended CPU
> >> model etc).
> >
> > strings instructions suck, get away with it.
> No they don't.
> End of this particular subthread I suppose, heh.

Really? `They suck!' 'They don't!'...

Ben: Why do they suck?
Segher: Why don't they suck?



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