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SubjectRe: TSCs are a no-no on i386

On 07.30, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
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>
> ...and IFF those new opcodes bring _that_ much performance, then we
> should think about another Debian distribution for i686-linux. Up to
> now, I was really proud of having _one_ distribution that's basically
> capable of running on all and any machines I own...
>

Do as Mandrake (and I suppose another distros), and put optimized libraries
in /lib/i686, /lib/mmx, /lib/sse, /usr/lib/i686, etc. New ld.so supports
mapping different versions of library depending on arch.

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J.A. Magallon <jamagallon@able.es> \ Software is like
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