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SubjectRe: [patch v2] epoll use a single inode ...


On Tue, 6 Mar 2007, Eric Dumazet wrote:
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> Something like :
>
> [PATCH] : Use reciprocal divides in sprintf()

Try this on Core 2, and I suspect that you'll find that the hardware is
actually *faster* than doing the shift/test, function call and the
two multiplies.

> Using reciprocal divides permits to change each divide by two multiplies, less
> expensive on current CPUS.

Are you sure?

Linus
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