Is it safe to use CPUTYPE?=native on 7.0 ?

Pete French petefrench at
Sun Dec 16 09:45:12 PST 2007

> While setting CPUTYPE=native in /etc/make.conf may work, it fails to
> set MACHINE_CPU to the correct values for your processor type.
> The problem is that doesn't know how to handle CPU type 'native'.

Ah, O.K. - thats the kind of thing I was worried about...

> There is a simple fix for this problem by applying the attached patch
> which uses:

Great, thanks. Out of curiosity, how come this patch isn't in 7.0 ? 


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