[arch-dev-public] Discussion - Increasing our CPU requirements

Evangelos Foutras evangelos at foutrelis.com
Sun Mar 29 10:52:28 UTC 2020

If I see a SIGILL on my AMD Phenom II X6 1090T then Arch will have failed me. 😜

I believe your proposal should only be discussed as co-existing
optimized port(s) and even then I'm not sure it's worth the trouble.
Performance-critical applications can and frequently are optimized for
the running processor (I'm thinking of stuff like glibc and ffmpeg

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