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Re: Package renaming

Richard Braun, le Mon 28 Feb 2011 11:03:02 +0100, a écrit :
> On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 09:35:43PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > - yes, 486, because we don't actually support 386, and compiling a 686
> >   won't bring much performance improvement as is the case with Linux
> >   which does assembly optimizations
> AFAIK, building for 686 makes gcc reorder the generated code differently
> and also lets it put cmov instructions. Isn't it worth the cost of
> having several images ?

I don't think it's worth the mess: our performance issues are really
with I/O aggregation & reordering. See the huge difference between
running a Live CD (sitting in memory) and executing from a disk.


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