[Beowulf] Sempron compile optimization

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Wed Nov 23 06:39:41 PST 2005

On Wed, 23 Nov 2005, Alan Ward wrote:

> Hello everybody.
> Since 64-bit CPU architecture is cheap these days in a Semperon (3000+ version), I've been trying to optimize some of my C code. As for compile switches on the gcc, do
>   -march=x86-64 -mfpmath=sse -m3dnow
> look reasonable? Any reason why the -m64 switch does not work for me?

I don't think the -m switches have done much for some time now.  But I
could be wrong.  I think they may even be deprecated.  Check the primary
compiler docs or compiler developer website.


> Best regards,
> Alan Ward

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