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Re: vDSO support for 32-bit x86?
On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 12:53 PM, Roland McGrath <email@example.com> wrote:
>> For avoidance of doubt the reason I ask is that I've run across a couple of
>> use cases where 32-bit programs running on a 64-bit kernel could make use
>> of a faster gettimeofday. It seems like it would certainly be doable.
> Talk to the kernel people. My impression has been that they didn't think
> this sort of thing was worthwhile based on the notion that people who care
> about performance will just use x86_64 anyway. With the advent of x32,
> this position seems even more likely to prevail.
Thanks. There are still use cases though.