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Re: MKSOFTFLOAT for evbppc

>> I'm surprised the difference is that great; a build of the world
>> must be doing a lot more floating-point than I realized.
> I mentioned awk in my previous message.

You did.  But I did not know enough numeric awk code ran during builds
to account for multiple percentage points of build-time difference.

> From memory (and this was over a decade ago!), the awk component of a
> kernel build was the significant difference between hardfloat and
> softfloat.

!!  I clearly need to look more closely at the build procedures; I had
no idea any significant amount of awk code was involved in a kernel

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