Is Assembly Still Relevant To Most Linux Software?

Posted by tracyanne on Apr 2, 2013 3:37 PM EDT
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Steve McIntyre and the Linaro Enterprise Group recently analyzed Ubuntu and Fedora software packages to see what software was still relying upon hand-written Assembly code. This was done to see how much real Assembly is being used, to see what the code was used for, and whether it was worth porting to 64-bit ARM / AArch64 / ARMv8...

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