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Re: Contributing to glibc
- From: Bogdan Blidarescu <bogdan dot blidarescu at gmail dot com>
- To: Rogelio Serrano <rogelio dot serrano at gmail dot com>
- Cc: libc-alpha <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>, Mihai Sarbulescu <mihai dot sarbulescu at gmail dot com>
- Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:51:35 +0200
- Subject: Re: Contributing to glibc
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This is what I have found so far:
On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 12:20 AM, Rogelio Serrano
> On Sun, Oct 26, 2014 at 3:30 PM, Bogdan Blidarescu
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> We would like to contribute to the glibc library. Looking at the
>> PROJECTS file, this sounds interesting:
>>> [ 8] If you enjoy assembler programming (as I do --drepper :-) you might
>>> be interested in writing optimized versions for some functions.
>>> Especially the string handling functions can be optimized a lot.
>>> Take a look at
>>> Faster String Functions
>>> Henry Spencer, University of Toronto
>>> Usenix Winter '92, pp. 419--428
> Where can we find examples of the techniques described in the paper
> above? I can not find a copy anywhere and I would like to study and
> implement them.