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Re: RFC: Optimizing for 386



On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 10:08:22AM -0600, Joseph D. Wagner wrote:
> With the exception of the kernel and glibc, all RPM's are optimized for 386 architecture.  This is a waste of system resources.  Study after study shows that you can achieve a 10% - 40% performance improvement my optimizing code for a specific architecture.  Windows XP may only be optimized for a Pentium, but by golly, at least the whole thing is optimized, not just the kernel and the C library.
> 

The number of people who don't check the archives first is regrettably not
a handful ;)

The files are currently mostly PIV optimised


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