[PATCH] Improve System z support and add some tuning

Torbjorn Granlund tg at gmplib.org
Tue Sep 27 12:13:03 CEST 2011

"Andreas Krebbel" <krebbel at linux.vnet.ibm.com> writes:

  the attached patch improves support for s390 and s390x and adds tuning
  for 3 System z machine models.
  The testsuite is clean for the 3 tuned CPU models: z900 z10 z196 with
  the configurations: s390, s390x ABI=32, and s390x ABI=64.

I am slightly worried about the continued testing of the s390 support.
For systems to which the main GMP developers have no access, I try to
setup qemu-based testing.  Since you work for IBM, perhaps you can put
me in touch with somebody who can help with that?

  The patch does not contain the regenerated configure script.
This is a significant contribution, meaning that we need paperwork for
it: We need assignments from you, and copyright disclaimer from your

I've seen your name around GNU for a long time, so perhaps you have
relevant paperwork already in place?


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