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    Geez, it's incredible how much you don't get it. ...

    Geez, it's incredible how much you don't get it. You are simply not measuring _operating system_ performance - you are measuring either GCC performance (most of the tests) or nothing at all...
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    Wow. Phoronix guys yet again proved that newer...

    Wow. Phoronix guys yet again proved that newer versions of GCC produce better code that GCC 4.2.1 (cannot use newer one due to unacceptable license restrictions in GPLv3, move to Clang is planned),...
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    Still, the CDDL license is Free Software...

    Still, the CDDL license is Free Software (according to FSF) and Open Source (according to OSI) and is less restrictive than GPLv2, let alone GPLv3 - for example, it doesn't prohibit one from linking...
  4. No. This was about replacing so called...

    No. This was about replacing so called 'semaphores' (actually, Linux' implementation of semaphores) with so called 'mutexes'. Spin locks are still the fundamental synchronisation mechanism.


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  5. Yeah, nice to meet you. :-> What I was...

    Yeah, nice to meet you. :->



    What I was talking about was synchronisation in the kernel. What you're talking about above is synchronisation between userland threads. Two completely unrelated...
  6. Actually, the better way would be the other way...

    Actually, the better way would be the other way around. The nice thing Sun could use from Linux are device drivers - and pretty much nothing more. In particular, the "core" in OpenSolaris is years...
  7. Dear Phoronix benchmarkers. I guess this is a...

    Dear Phoronix benchmarkers. I guess this is a futile attempt, but anyway:

    It's ok when you try to compare operating systems in a workloads that don't really stress operating systems - e.g. by...
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