On 01/12/16 12:33, Andreas Tille wrote:
Hi Ghislain,

thanks for your bug fixes and the tracking whether everything went fine

On Thu, Dec 01, 2016 at 10:31:30AM +0000, Ghislain Vaillant wrote:

Looks like there are more non-portable options being used in pirs according
to the build logs, -mtune=generic in particular.

I will prepare an upload with a patch dropping this option. Depending on
performance needs, we may inject this option in d/rules with a conditional
on the host architecture, in a later update.

I admit that loosing performance on amd64 where people will use the
software in reality is not acceptable just for beeing able to compile it
on random architecture that are not relevant for practical work.  So if
the -mtune option can increase the performance it should be used on

What do others here on the list think about this?

Kind regards and thanks again


As a recap, what I propose is to patch the upstream Makefiles to drop the non-portable optimization and inject -mtune=generic via the confflags for amd64.


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