make.conf CPUTYPE Xeon Conroe?

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Wed Mar 5 19:39:56 UTC 2008

Josh Paetzel writes:

>  As a general rule, setting a CPUTYPE is something you should try
>  to avoid...there's all sorts of breakage it can cause for very
>  little gain.

	Do you have examples?  I ask because I've had "CPUTYPE? = p4"
on this machine for five years - dozens of buildworlds and possibly
thousands of port builds - and never had anything attributable to
that go wrong.

				Robert Huff

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