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Re: PATCH: Optimize memcmp for ia32
On Mon, Feb 09, 2004 at 12:58:43PM -0600, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
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> On Monday, February 9, 2004, at 12:37 PM, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
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> >H. J. Lu wrote:
> >>I don't think anyone will be happy to run the current glibc on
> >>less than Pentium Pro.
> >That's unfortunately not true,
> I agree completely. Consider embedded linux systems with modest ia 32
> These kinds of systems while aren't as "sexy" as what most people stare
> at on their desktops
> day in and day out, they are important in their own right and I would
> urge that they not be
The new memset should run faster on all newer processors. It has very
little to do with embedded.