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Re: RFC: Policy for arch specs

Raul Miller wrote:
> On May 31, Galen Hazelwood wrote
> > Perhaps.  Anybody have any serious arguments?  I think the reason we
> > configure gcc as i486 is so it automatically optimizes for the 486; it's
> > a good middle ground.
> If I remember right, configuring for pentium leaves an executable
> that might not run on 386 or 486.

If gcc actually _did_ any pentium optimizations, that might be true. 
Unfortunately, we don't get that until 2.8.  (still waiting...)


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