From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Tue 25 Jun 2002 - 15:32:56 IST
On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 03:43:56PM +0100, Brian O'Donoghue mentioned:
> I don't really use debian, so I won't defend it.. I do use Gentoo and
> FreeBSD and both are excellent, not bloated handholding distros for kiddies
> who feel proud when they get all of their drivers installed.
> Also I think you will find that my gentoo system compiled with -mcpu-k6
> -march-k6 -03 -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -malign-jumps-2
> -malign-functions=2 -foptimize-register-move -ffast-math -frerun-loop-opt
> -frerun-cse-after-loop -ffunction-cse -fpeephole -fomit-frame-pointer
> -mfancy-math-387 -malign-loops=2 for 80% + of the binaries on my system will
> run significantly faster then for example Mandrake which was p1 optimized
> the last time I bothered checking.
Welcome to my killfile.
That has to be the biggest load of bullshit I've seen on ILUG since I
killed filed Moan.
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