[Botan-devel] A request to everyone: /proc/cpuinfo and uname information

Nathaniel Smith njs at pobox.com
Mon Oct 6 18:25:52 EDT 2008


On Mon, Oct 6, 2008 at 10:14 AM, Jack Lloyd <lloyd at randombit.net> wrote:
> A lot of these are related to how /proc/cpuinfo is parsed. I have
> fixed the worst of the bugs in the mainline configure.pl, but I would
> really like to test other systems.

<ignorant> Why does configure.pl care about /proc/cpuinfo?  I would
think the only time the information in /proc/cpuinfo mattered was when
for choosing things like thread pool sizes or asm variants, and those
are surely runtime decisions?

-- Nathaniel



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