Re: Note Pentium Optimized only really helps P5 CPUs ...
On Sun, Jul 04, 1999 at 12:57:37PM +0200, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> I like the idea of having optimized packages for the High-End users
> but i think it will cause a LOT bigger ftp sites (EV4 EV5 EV6 -> 3 times
> more alpha) (pentium, ppro, k7 -> 3 times bigger i386).
> I would more like the idea of "local" compiler options - Means - If i am
> able to do "apt-get compile apache" it should use MY compiler
> (e.g. pgcc) and the optimizations i would like to have. This optimization
> issue is only interesting for "High-End" users and they have some
> cpu-cycles left on installation.
> Florian Lohoff firstname.lastname@example.org +49-5241-470566
> Good, Fast, Cheap: Pick any two (you can't have all three). (RFC 1925)
Half of what you asked for is already there: As of 0.3.6,
you can "apt-get -b source apache" to rebuild a package.
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