Re: Are we losing users to Gentoo?
On Wed, Mar 31, 2004 at 03:13:34PM -0500, Gary L Greene Jr wrote:
> I've seen some benchmarking on this from a friend of mine and for most apps
> you see a very slight gain, but nothing that makes it a "must have" option,
> especially when you weigh the downside (needing the time to rebuild the app
> locally). The overall gain I noted from his tests suggested about +0.75% gain
> in performance. For me, I'd rather be using my machine for something more
The rise of Gentoo and the rise of AMD Athlon fanboys probably
coincides. Naively (having seen no benchmarks) one would assume Athlon
would benefit the most from natively Athlon-compiled code.
At least, this would drive the *desire* to compile everything myself.