[sword-devel] Compile Options

Paul Gear sword-devel@crosswire.org
Wed, 13 Jun 2001 20:32:29 +1000

Luke Mauldin wrote:

> ...
> It
> is my suggestion that the -m486 option be removed and -march=i386 -mcpu=i686
> added.  This will allow all processors from a 386 up to use sword but it
> optimizes sword for a 686 processor.  These are the default compile values
> that most Linux distributions use(including RedHat).

Add my vote for that one.

> Using -march=i586 and
> -mcpu=i686 like the Mandrake distribution would offer even higher performance
> at the cost of allowing only Pentium and newer processors to run the sword
> library.

And against that one.  If i ran Mandrake, 2 of my 4 PCs wouldn't work!  :-)