[rescue] From Macintouch

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Tue Jun 7 12:48:11 CDT 2005

On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 01:48:52PM -0400, velociraptor wrote:

> For an architecture neophyte, what is the difference b/w the PPC and the
> POWER chips (layman's terms pls :-).  I mean, assuming you had the
> source, luke, would it be possible to just cross-compile from PPC to
> POWER w/out a lot of porting headaches?

You don't actually need to recompile (provided the OS stays the same),
except that doing so will likely allow better optimization.  Similar to
going from a P3 to a P4 Xeon to my understanding.

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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