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Re: [Final comments]Are we losing users to Gentoo?

On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 19:01, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Note that to justify a completely distinct architecture instead of
> selective optimization of packages, your results would need to show a
> significant performance *across the board*.  I'm dubious that this is
> really what you'll find.

Running an aptable repository of i686 optimised versions of libc6 etc should 
not be too difficult.  I've been running a repository of SE Linux patched 
packages for a while which takes far more work than just a different 
optimisation (I have to maintain security-critical patches to the 

http://www.coker.com.au/selinux/   My NSA Security Enhanced Linux packages
http://www.coker.com.au/bonnie++/  Bonnie++ hard drive benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/postal/    Postal SMTP/POP benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/~russell/  My home page

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