RE: Machine-specific optimizations
> So, is there any plan to use them (like recompiling the package on the user's
you always have the option of using 'apt-get source' to recompile a package,
then place it on hold and we wont touch it.
Beyond that, it gets very messy. Not to mention the disk usage.
Users who insist that they most optimize packages often are the same ones who
compile everything for themselves anyways. The gain for the project as a whole
versus time spent is not enough.