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Re: Bug#443370: ITP: asmutils -- coreutils replacement written in i386 assembler

22-09-2007, Steinar H. Gunderson:
> On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 09:44:04AM +1245, Andreas Fleckl wrote:
>> It features the smallest possible size and memory requirements, the fastest
>> speed, and offers fairly good functionality.
> Size and memory aside, I sort of doubt asmutils' sort is faster than
> coreutils' sort just because it's written in assembly.
> /* Steinar */

I second this.

Also. Those programmers are inventing wheels again, fsck. Why they don't
want to make (at least) C (at least gcc or tcc) compiler more efficient:
fast but with good optimization?

And this is not saying about portability of that userspace tools (see
klibc), usability, maintenance. Sigh.

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