[ARMedslack] How to compile the whole Slackware ARM?

Carlo Caione carlo.caione at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 14:16:36 UTC 2010

On 18/11/2010 14:16, Stuart Winter wrote:
>>>> Here some pointers (not mine), about performance for different compilers
>>>> (but same parameters):
>>>> http://hardwarebug.org/2009/08/05/arm-compiler-shoot-out/
>>> Thanks for providing this link. As I can see there FLAC uses integer and
>>> Vorbis uses float. So rebuilding the libvorbis and flac packages should be
>>> the easiest method to get some test tools for different compiler
>>> optimizations.
>>> Does anybody want to do it? ;-)
> I think this makes the most sense.  You'd probably also want to rebuild
> glibc, but I don't think rebuilding the entire distribution would be
> worthwhile -- because I'm not convinced about the speed improvement *and*
> how long it'd take to build the packages: it's not a fast process.

Agree. So far as concerns me, I'm interested now in a very minimal 
distro (no X and superfluous packages).
Anyway ASAP I'll try to use armedslack with beagle without recompiling 
anything (just a well-patched kernel).

Thank you,

Carlo Caione

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