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Re: fftw3 non-pic k7 optimisations

severity 175077 wishlist

On Mar 07, Daniel Kobras <kobras@debian.org> wrote:

> Marco, what's your current feeling towards #175077 (non-PIC code in
> libdv) that you submitted back then when prelink entered Debian? It's a
> case of hand-optimized assembly in a multimedia lib, and here I've
> indeed tried (and failed miserably) to convert to position-independent
> assembly. Should we keep such bugs open, waiting for policy to be
> changed, downgrade them to wishlist, or simply close them unfixed?
I'm downgrading it to wishlist, having PIC code should still be a goal
unless it has been benchmarked to be too much slow.


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