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Re: Compile option to disable taint mode: speedup

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Steffen Mueller
October 10, 2012 00:10
Re: Compile option to disable taint mode: speedup
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On 10/10/2012 09:03 AM, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> On Tue, 09 Oct 2012 18:29:11 +0200, Steffen Mueller <>
> wrote:
>> - Configure support required. Merijn, Andy, could you help me with this?
> yes, I could/can, but I'd like to feel the general opinion first.
> Adding stuff to Configure seldom(ly) gets removed, so I want to be sure
> this is something to stay.
> ++ for digging into speed-ups
> I know Reini aims for 750%+ but every 10% counts. I would not use it
> myself, as I don't use taint on 95% of my work, but I do in 5%. At this
> time those 5% are not (yet) important for speed. I would like to see a
> run-time option to get the same speed gain though

Hah, if we compiled two binaries (suidperl!), we could get that. Not my 
itch, though.


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