Jakub's Recommendations for ia32 Support
jwboyer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 21:08:07 UTC 2009
On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 09:57:40PM +0100, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
>On Tuesday, 03 February 2009 at 21:52, Josh Boyer wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 03, 2009 at 09:45:46PM +0100, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
>> >Well, I talk to people who write hand-optimized assembly and care to
>> >squeeze every cycle out of various CPUs and they say it's definitely
>> >a win. So please, show me some code instead of hand-waving.
>> If they can do that, then why can't they rebuild things themselves?
>Oh, right. Let's all use LFS or Gentoo.
>Why can't everyone rebuild things themselves?
Look, it's very simple. Fedora _cannot_ be everything to everyone. There
are too many variations, optimizations, etc. So, in light of that, it
tries to fit the best usecase. The common ground.
People that hand code assembly files are _not_ the common users of Fedora.
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