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USE flag groups

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Many pages on this wiki reference CPU_FLAGS_X86, they should probably refer to this article in some way for the users who which to optimize their systems.

I've seeded it with the news item that introduces this use flag group since it is probably a good place to start. — The preceding unsigned comment was added by Dinominant (talkcontribs)

CPU_FLAGS_* for other architectures

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I think PowerPC, ARM, MIPS and SPARC should also have support for such a feature. Who's with me? I can already provide a PowerPC machine. Grepwood (talk) 12:18, 17 April 2018 (UTC)

CPU/CPU_FLAGS_X86 public table

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Over the past year I've been requested by clients to provide images of ready to use Gentoo systems tailored for specific systems. Often a time, I have to ask my clients to run a livecd of whatever on the target machine, compile cpuinfo2cpuflags, run it and mail me the output, in order to ensure the correct and best optimizations. If we could collect information about sepcific CPUs and their CPU_FLAGS_X86, we could reduce the amount of such queries made to people like me. Where would be a good place to host such a publically accessible table? Grepwood (talk) 12:18, 17 April 2018 (UTC)