glibc optimization

Mark Hymers markh at
Sat Mar 2 05:09:56 PST 2002

On Fri, 01, Mar, 2002 at 05:45:12PM -0600, Alexander Boulgakov spoke thus..
> Howdy.
> Can anyone please explain why the lfs-book (3.2-rc2) warns not to 
> optimize glibc? Are there bugs? What happens if I optimize? After all, 
> IMHO glibc has some of the most frequently used functions in the entire 
> system, so tightening the code as much as possible will have an impact 
> on the whole system. What is going on? Any fixes? Has anyone tried 
> this?, etc. I looked in the glibc FAQ and INSTALL and README, and found 
> no information.

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