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SubjectRe: FIXED_486_STRING ?
On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 06:38:26AM +0600, Denis Zaitsev wrote:
> Yes, the special code for Pentium is important for it, as that code is
> faster and shorter. The last signature in string-486.h is of
> 2000/05/09, so, if this is true, the problems have not been fixed.
> So, what is the real situation? I would like to fix the code, and it
> seems that I'm not alone :)

Petko Manolov <lz5mj@yahoo.com> did some work on them circa 2.4.0test.
His patch is at http://www.dce.bg/~petkan/linux/string-486.diff
Aparently there are still 1-2 problems with these routines which is
why he hasn't pushed for inclusion I guess.

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