[llvm-dev] [RFC] Making -mcpu=generic the default for ARM armv7a and arm8a rather than -mcpu=cortex-a8 or -mcpu=cortex-a53

Renato Golin via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jun 1 02:17:32 PDT 2017

On 1 June 2017 at 07:37, Kristof Beyls <Kristof.Beyls at arm.com> wrote:
> I think the comments also make clear that it's less obvious whether we'd
> want -mcpu=native to become a default. It's probably good for some use
> cases, but really not good for other use cases. I won't be making that
> change, nor advocate for it.

That was just me and I am now thoroughly convinced it's not a good idea. :)

Please, proceed as planned.

Thanks Kristof, for the detailed investigation and everyone for their comments.


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