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SubjectRe: Interesting scheduling times
On Sun, 20 Sep 1998, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:

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> Drepper is simply wrong about the FPU behavior. The kernel must clear
> the FPU state anyway to prevent information leaks. (basic C2 security)
> The kernel must not break the ABI that all existing Linux executables
> expect. Duh. Considering all the effort put into fork+exit latency,
> it is horrid to see it all wasted by glibc bloat.

Then make a patch already, you could remove his FPU stupidity with a one
or two line diff.


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