We need this change too. We have e5500 CPU’s in our AmigaOnes.
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> On 9. Feb 2018, at 11:34, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
> <glaub...@physik.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>> On 02/09/2018 11:30 AM, Bas Vermeulen wrote:
>> mator on #debian-ports compiled gcc-7 for me with the attached patch.
>> With the resulting gcc, I compiled glibc and got a library I can use
>> sqrtf without running into an illegal instruction exception.
>> Would it be possible to get this applied by default? The resulting
>> binaries work on e6500, and ought to work on all supported CPUs
>> for the ppc64 port.
> This is something that needs to be discussed. A single user alone shouldn't
> warrant such major change in a port. You always have to keep in mind that
> changing the default compiler options also has potential impact on the
> performance on more modern ppc64 systems like Apple Macintosh.
> So, while I'm generally not against such a change, I would like to hear
> some voices first.
> .''`. John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
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