[Bf-committers] Minutes bf-blender project members meeting, jan 19

Douglas Toltzman bf-committers@blender.org
Thu, 23 Jan 2003 13:31:59 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, Kent Mein wrote:

> In reply to Douglas Toltzman (doug@oakstreetsoftware.com):
> I would say your not going to get much in the way of performance boosts,
> and the more Linux platforms we have the more confusing its going to be
> for the average user.  My vote is leave specific builds up to the users
> that want them. Whats everyone else think?
> Kent

Ok, let's just shelve this for now.  I'll do a i686 build and benchmark
some long renders to quantify the difference between i386 and i686
optimizations.  Once I know if there is any benefit and how much of a
benefit there is, I may bring it up again.



p.s. Sorry to ask a premature question.