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Re: Changing CFLAGS for i386 packages on x86_64



On Fri, 2006-07-14 at 08:13 +0200, dragoran wrote:
> On x86_64 there are some i386 packages installed by default too. Why are 
> they compiled with the same settings as on i386?
> On x86_64 it wont hurt enabling i686 (cmov) and see2 because all x86_64 
> cpus support this instructions.

And then we lose one of the big advantages of the way we do multilib --
we do a single compile and use the exact same binary packages on both
i386 and x86_64.  Having another set of packages means more build time
and more test time which is exactly what we're trying to avoid :)

Jeremy


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