glibc causing double-whetstone performance degradation when compared to RHEL 6.3

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Issue

  • When running UnixBench5.1.3 tests on a RHEL6.4 system with the latest glibc version there is a noticeable performance loss in the double-whetstone test (around 50% difference).

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • glibc-2.12-1.107.el6.x86_64

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