complete listing of CPUTYPES

Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.friedman at
Sat Aug 30 16:49:18 UTC 2008

Manolis Kiagias wrote:
> illoai at wrote:
>> 2008/8/30 Aryeh M. Friedman <aryeh.friedman at>:
>>> I just switched from amd64 to i386 8-current on a machine and was using
>>> CPUTYPE?=nocona but want to know:
>>> a) Is this still correct for a intel dual core e6850 (3.0GHz)
>>> b) Is there a file that contains all the CPUTYPES and a description 
>>> of what
>>> processors belong to which type?
>> I think that's a gcc thing, more or less.
>> man gcc gives a pretty exhaustive list of the cpu types
>> (and synonyms) which you may set.
> You can also see a list of CPUTYPEs in the examples:
> /usr/share/examples/etc/make.conf
> core and core2 exist (in 7.0-RELEASE). I guess core2 is what you are 
> looking for.
Every type is documented in gcc(1) except core and core2.... do these 
actually do anything?

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