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Re: [RFD] optimized versions of openssl

Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> writes:

> On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 10:25:01PM +0200, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> > But for cases like this where a general optimisation uses more
> > advanced cpu features I think the right way to go is to compile
> > everything locally or a subset of packages that benefit from it. There
> > is apt-src and apt-build and at some time there will be sourcerer to
> > aid you with such an undertaking.
> Of course that will do nothing for the case mentioned in the subject
> line--the openssl rules file forces a least-common-denominator build
> unless you go in and change some not-necessarily-obvious things in a
> couple of places.

The rules file should respect DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS and similar
variables. Someone could invest the time and write a patch. :)


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