On 06/17/2009 11:39 PM, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote:
On 06/17/2009 10:52 AM, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Given the loud feedback, I've updated the proposal at:
> The revised proposal:
> - Build all packages for i686 (this requires cmov)
> - Optimize for Atom
> - We don't really support i586 in any meaningful matter
> - OLPC still works with base i686
> - We are likely doing a mass rebuild for F-12 anyways, might as well
> while we're doing it
> - Atom is the only currently produced 32-bit x86 chip of note; optimize
> for what's currently available
What about Pentium M family aka Centrino?
The Pentium M chips are powerful enough not to care too much about 1-2%
optimizations IMO, Atom is another story.