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Re: current development

From: Russ Allbery
Subject: Re: current development
Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 15:57:13 -0800
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Philippe Michel <address@hidden> writes:

> Debian's choice of building with SSE2 support seems reasonable for
> amd64. For 32 bits architectures, I don't know at which point SSE2
> instructions are guaranteed to be available (are they in i686 ?), but if
> they build without SIMD instructions to support older CPUs the cost for
> users doing rollouts or thorough analyses will be significant.

Yeah, the i386 binaries are probably pretty slow.  Use of i386 is
relatively rare at this point, though (and is quasi-unsupported by the
Linux kernel), so I've not been investing much effort in it and just going
with a simple compatible build.

Russ Allbery (address@hidden)             <https://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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