Please provide a VFP-optimised build for pango1.0

Bug #349461 reported by Emmet Hikory on 2009-03-27
2
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pango1.0 (Ubuntu)
Medium
Emmet Hikory
Jaunty
Medium
Emmet Hikory

Bug Description

Some ARM processors support vector floating point, which can cause significant improvements in the performance of floating point code. As this must be selected at compile-time, with the -mfpu=vfp CFLAG, this requires a special build.

For performance reasons on such hardware, please enable such a build for pango1.0 for jaunty.

Emmet Hikory (persia) on 2009-03-27
Changed in pango1.0:
assignee: nobody → persia
status: New → In Progress
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

the package is in sync with debian do you think you could get lool to get the change there?

Changed in pango1.0 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Loïc Minier (lool) wrote :

The changes are "ready" in Debian, but disabled by default. To be useful, this requires Debian to merge a glibc patch which isn't merged yet because we're still working on it; I intend to merge everything in Debian, but for now I would like if we could divert temporarily until our glibc changes are ready for merging and I can turn on the same build option in Debian's pango1.0.

Loïc Minier (lool) on 2009-03-27
Changed in pango1.0:
milestone: none → ubuntu-9.04
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

ok thanks for the update Loïc, I'm fine having local changes for jaunty

Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2009-04-02
Changed in pango1.0 (Ubuntu Jaunty):
importance: Wishlist → Medium
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package pango1.0 - 1.24.0-3ubuntu1

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pango1.0 (1.24.0-3ubuntu1) jaunty; urgency=low

  * Enable VFP pass on armel; LP: #349461.

 -- Loic Minier <email address hidden> Thu, 09 Apr 2009 14:28:42 +0200

Changed in pango1.0 (Ubuntu Jaunty):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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