[rescue] Perverse Question
Frank Van Damme
frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Tue Jun 10 13:18:03 CDT 2003
On Tuesday 10 June 2003 20:13, Kurt Mosiejczuk wrote:
> They actually don't trap and emulate those instructions (which are
> the integer divide and multiply), they have gcc emit equivalent
> streams of instructions... for ALL sparc. Thus why there are
> typically complaints about all sparc machines being slow at
> ssh and the like... lately they have been working on a way to
> have machine-specific libraries called for critical libraries
> like that... so sun4c will still be compatible, but sun4m and 4u
> will be faster.
In other words:
all sparcs work like a sun4c if the code is compiled with gcc.
To what degree did I misinterpret your post?
Frank Van Damme http://www.openstandaarden.be
"Je pense, donc je suis breveti."
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