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Re: Compiling for Athlon

On Feb 03, Adam Stewart Edgar wrote:
> I was just wondering how hard would it be to take source debs and have
> them recompile with Athlon optimizations.  I know all the debates about
> having optimized archs for the i386 family and I agree that having just
> i386 is best but if I chose to say write a script to recompile updated
> packages at night, how difficult would this be?

Well, I'd start by working from the existing build daemon code (see
http://buildd.debian.org/) and the pentium-builder package (which
allows all sorts of things, not just -m586).  I suspect it wouldn't be
hard at all; the main thing would be to find disk space, CPU, and

Chris Lawrence <lawrencc@debian.org> - http://www.lordsutch.com/chris/

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