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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-06-14 05:03:36

----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Witt" <witt_at_[hidden]>

> could you please revert your recent change to intel-linux-tools.jam. I
> believe that it is fundamentally wrong to have processor dependent
> in the optimization flags. Speed is not an argument if correctness is
> affected. Given the current state the tools will silently fail to create
> valid code for Pentium processors. In my opinion this is _not_
> If using -tpp6 is ok for you, put it in icc.cfg or icpc.cfg or add it to
> project settings.

Hmm, that does sound like a mistake.
You know, we have ways of expressing target platform/architecture which
could be used to add such an option. See gcc-tools.jam and
mipspro-tools.jam for examples.



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