[OT] Lunar vs. Gentoo

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at xfce.org
Thu May 6 21:53:40 CEST 2004

Guys, this is an xfce list, could you please move this thread to another
more appropriate ML.


On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 11:47, Christopher wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 10:30, Bradee-oh! wrote:
> > I'm a gentoo user, and it goes PLENTY fast for me.  I'm sure lunar is 
> > similarly fast, but when it comes down to the processes running on my 
> > machine at any given time, I'm sure the list of processes on my gentoo 
> > box would be very similar to the processes running on a lunar box and if 
> > they were all compiled with the most aggresive optimizations I feel 
> > comfortable with, how could the speed of lunar be improved over the 
> > speed of gentoo?
> For what its worth - if you compile everything with the most aggressive
> optimizations, your system will certainly NOT be as fast as it could
> be.  A lot of programs will run slower.  If you're going to optimize you
> really have to test each program individually to find out what's best
> for it.  Blind agressive optimization would probably produce a system
> slower than a standard distro built for a 686.
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