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Re: i386 compatibility & libstdc++



* Mark Brown <broonie@sirena.org.uk> [030426 12:21]:
> On Sat, Apr 26, 2003 at 10:08:12AM -0400, Bart Trojanowski wrote:
> 
> > For openssl there is a huge improvement.  I was doing benchmarks on
> > openssl (they were done for internally at a company I no longer work
> 
> OpenSSL can (and already does) drop in the CPU-specific variants at run
> time in an ABI-compatible fashion.

This question is obviously off topic for this thread but I am
interested...

re 'at run time':  Does that mean that at compile time there are
multiple snippets of functionally-equivalent code compiled to support
varied run-time arch's?

I have not looked the the OpenSSL code in a while. :)

B.

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