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Re: cortex / arm-hardfloat-linux-gnueabi (was Re: armelfp: new architecture name for an armel variant)

On Friday 16 July 2010 15:36:26 Wookey wrote:
> Just to save others a bit of time:
> The summary from that lot is that hardfp is about 4% faster on average
> (between 0 and 11% on various tests). So definitely faster for
> real-world stuff, but 4% won't justify a new port from Debian's POV.

4% won't, but 30% might? Or what about the huge gain in povray?

> It would be interesting to test on some other hardware too, as A8 is
> expected to be the hardware where this makes the most difference, right?

I have no other hardware nearby,only A8 -well I have remote access to a quad-
core A9, but I haven't yet tried hardfp on it yet as it's not mine to play :)


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