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Re: Atlas proposal

On Wed, 2010-08-18 at 01:52 +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Ben Hutchings, le Wed 18 Aug 2010 00:07:58 +0100, a écrit :
> > The dynamic linker does the run-time selection for you.  All you need to
> > do is to install the optimised libraries in subdirectories that specify
> > the hardware they require.  Currently the following platform and
> > capability flag names are recognised for i386:
> Again, it's not only a matter of processor capability, but also the
> precise combination of cache size, etc.

So make a reasonable guess at the minimum expected cache sizes, so that
most people running e.g. OOCalc, who will never build a custom package,
still get good performance.


Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.

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