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Re: Utility of PV on non-obsolete hardware

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost> writes:

  that's strange. On my use cases (e.g. pkgsec bulk builds), the 32bit guests
  are significantly faster.

Perhaps my load and your load are quite different?

A GNU autoconf + libtool based build might not exercise the compiler as
much as one might assume, but instead spend lots of cycles in /bin/sh
through first the configure script and later through countless
invocations of the libtool script.

And shells tend to make many system calls, some needed and some less so.

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