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Re: SUMMARY: pentium optimized debian discussion

Guy Maor writes:
> Does code compiled with pentium optimization run on all Intel
> processors?  If so, why do we need a separate architecture?

That depends ... at least egcs uses two options:

-march=xy   ->  which instruction set architecture to use.
-mcpu=xy    ->  which cpu are we scheduling for

So binaries compiled with -mcpu=pentium run on i386
architecture. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

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