On Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 5:46 AM Solomon Peachy <pizza(a)shaftnet.org> wrote:
On Mon, Jul 22, 2019 at 02:51:27PM -0400, Ben Cotton wrote:
> After preliminary discussions with CPU vendors, we propose AVX2 as the
> new baseline. AVX2 support was introduced into CPUs from 2013 to
> 2015. See [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Vector_Extensions#CPUs_with_AVX2
> CPUs with AVX2].
Can we just kill this and pretend it was never suggested.
From a desktop point of view this would be a really bad idea, I think
you should expand your preliminary discussions to CPU vendors who
aren't Intel server chips.