Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 487892
Add support for power7 processor
Last modified: 2009-03-11 08:13:59 EDT
Description of problem:
Add power7 support to the powerpc GCC compiler. The power7 processor is a new powerpc that supports version 2.06 of the ISA.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
New code for new processor.
Steps to Reproduce:
Created attachment 333950 [details]
Patch to add Power7 timing information and new instruction support
This patch adds the power7 timing information and new instruction support. It has also been posted on the gcc-patches mailing list for GCC 4.5.
The patch to the FSF gcc-patches mailing list is:
Slightly newer version of the branch diff (except for the gcc.c change) is in gcc-4.4.0-0.24.