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Re: Compiler opt

Jérôme Warnier <jwarnier@beeznest.net> writes:

> [..]
>> Is it correct that both em64t and amd64 have sse2?  (Don't quiz me on
>> what exactly that is yet... I'm a beginner in that area.  I'll find it
>> on my own...  unless yous can recommend a good book on the subject?)
> Yes, they both have. Or AMD is advertising it and lying. ;-)
>> > If you're asking for binaries for a particular CPU, this something entirely 
>> > different, and is not specific to AMD64. The same applies to i386 vs i686 vs 
>> > k7, armv4 vs armv5 vs xscale, and probably most other architectures.
>> Do you know if there are plans to, or any real reason to, create a
>> libc6-amd64 package?
> Aren't you just looking for amd64-libs?

No, amd64-libs are 64bit versions of libs needed to compile a 64bit
kernel. They are not optimized replacements for the default libs.


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