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On 10 Jun 2004, at 17:31, Stefan Bruda wrote:
>> If you emerge for instance gcc-3.4 and then do emerge -e world, it
>> rebuild all your apps against gcc-3.4. (If you put NPTL in your use
>> flags , you get an nptl enabled system (works only with kernel-2.6*)
> Agreed again. I am using kernel 2.6.6 so I am tempted to do it; on
> the other hand I am looking at days of building on a production
> machine so this is not quite a thing I would enjoy... So my
> questionis, is NTPL stable enough by now on the PPC, and is in your
> opinion worth it?
I'd say yes, but it's a matter of taste. I haven't done benchmarks, but
it feels a lot faster. Note that you'd have to use at least
gcc-3.3.3_pre (amd64 hammer branch) ebuilds or gcc-3.4.0.
> If it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as
> it isn't, it ain't. That's logic.
> --Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking-Glass
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