lm@gate1-neteng (Larry McVoy) writes:
>You'll have to borrow my copy, Usenix rejected it. Fuckheads.
No doubt to make room for some paper on TCL scripts or something. Feh.
Yeah, if you can make me a copy or convince the authors to send me one I'd
>A more concrete example: IRIX syscall entry is something like 15-30 usecs,
>if I remember correctly. On Linux, it's about .5 - 5 usecs. In the
>Linux world, optimizations that made a 100% difference would be lost in
>the bloat in IRIX. Does that mean that those optimizations are pointless?
To some degree, yes. This is why application developers often have a lot of
platform-specific code; optimizations that work on one system won't necessarily
work on all systems. I'm not saying this is good, mind you.