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Re: databases bombing

On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 12:55:23PM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> Thanks for catching this - Intel appear to have re-used cpu branding
> strings between Northwood and Prescott pentium4s.  Which is just...
> special and annoying.
> cpuflags now handles this by explicitly testing for SSE3 support to
> distinguish between '-march=prescott' and '-march=pentium4' fixed in
> v1.32 and apologies for the pain...

There seem to be similar cases like this:

cpu_name="Intel Pentium III (Katmai) (686-class), 2660.15 MHz, id 0x10677"
cpu_brand="Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad  CPU   Q9450  @ 2.66GHz"

Here cpuflags suggests "-mfpmath=sse -msse3 -march=prescott", while I use
"-march=nocona" (gcc 4.1).


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