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Re: PPC64 port status


On 03/30/2016 02:13 PM, wbonnet@theitmakers.com wrote:
>> Do you mean setting "-mno-altivec" as a generic compiler flag for ppc64?
> Yes, that's what i mean. "-mno-altivec" and maybe some other "-mno-something"
> flags, so it could run on any PPC64 cpu, even if it does not have altivec/vmx, or
> if it does not have the optional opcodes of the PPC64 standard (like fsqrt).

What about Variable Length Encoding (VLE) introductions.  Does e5500 support and
exploit them? I understand that IBM POWER processor does not support it.

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