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SubjectRe: horrible disk thorughput on itanium
Date (Linus Torvalds) writes:
> "putc()" is a standard function. If it sucks, let's get it fixed. And
> instead of changing bonnie, how about pinging the _real_ people who
> write sucky code?

It is easy to fix. Just do #define putc putc_unlocked
There is just a slight problem: it'll fail if your application is threaded
and wants to use the same FILE from multiple threads.

It is a common problem on all OS that eventually got threadsafe stdio.
I bet putc sucks on Solaris too.


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