"does well to be conservative about adopting a solution"?
Posted Apr 6, 2012 12:58 UTC (Fri) by cjcoats
In reply to: A turning point for GNU libc
Parent article: A turning point for GNU libc
But see this discussion about GLIBC memcpy() changes at Version 2.11 breaking many existing executables
with Linus' performance-evaluation (proved it did not create the claimed speedup, and provided alternatives) and remarks about breaking those existing executables (turns out Flash was the most prominent culprit but there were lots
of others). [Warning: there's a lot of stuff here...]
And Drepper not only did not care: he said he did the right thing!
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