Re: improving ssh2 performance on SPARCv8/SPARCv9 systems
On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 09:42:48PM -0600, Matthew Twomey wrote:
> I just recompiled gnupg with the -mv8 option and realized about a 200%
> speed increase for decryption. I certainly don't mind rebuilding the few
> packages that can significantly benefit from this, but I'm wondering if
> it's appropriate to have a place for others to get these packages?
Let me just wonder how big speed up you get if you simply just use
-mcpu=v7 compiled apps against sparcv8-*-linux compiled glibc (which
implements .mul/.div/... using the hardware instructions).