Performance testing

Ivo Timmermans
Sun, 24 Nov 2002 20:32:14 +0100

Werner Koch wrote:
> Hi Ivo,
> can you please give us a short overview on the architecture specific
> packaging things?  I noticed that the runtime linker first tries a
> subdirectories of /usr/lib to get a CPU optimized version.  Is that
> scheme somewhere described and do you know whether there is some
> support in libtool planned?

I'm afraid I don't have an answer to these questions yet.  My plan was
to steal some things from the Debian package for OpenSSL.

> Building extra libraries or splitting libgcrypt into a general and a
> performance critical part seems to be a far better idea.

I agree.


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