lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2000]   [Sep]   [5]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: [patch] string-486.h modified
    Jamie Lokier wrote:
    >
    > Petko Manolov wrote:
    > > I don't see the point of string-486.c - string-486.h is a replacement
    > > of string.h for i[45]86 machines so let stay in include directory.
    >
    > The point is it may run faster due to better i-cache usage. Remember
    > also that 486 machines don't have much memory, so the gain from reducing
    > kernel size is more significant. (Less paging etc.)


    Agreed.


    > You'd still want string-486.h to _call_ the larger routines in
    > string-486.c, using FASTCALL or your choice of alternate registers.


    I am not very sure if Linus will like the idea.


    best,
    Petkan
    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 12:38    [W:0.026 / U:0.512 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site