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Re: i686 build of Fedora Core



On Wed, 2004-07-28 at 21:50 +0200, Angelo wrote:
> Alan Cox wrote:
> 
> >So they run on i386 and are .i386.rpm but i686 optimised. The packages in
> >.i686 form are packages containing functionality that won't run on i386
> >and are carefully chosen because it matters in those packages alone that
> >i686 instructions can be used.
> >  
> >
> Sure, but what can do optimization without using the *hardcoded* cpu
> instructions inserted in the architecture ?
> 
> BTW when i've some spare time, i'll try compiling an optimized version
> of some meaningful packages and will post here the results.
> 
> Regards,
> Angelo
> 
Isn't arguing with Alan Cox about kernel hacking like --arguing with Stephen Hawking
about black holes;)  He is not alway right, but he has proven himself right more often
than wrong.
 

-- 
David T Farning <dfarning sbcglobal net>



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