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Re: GCC beaten by ICC in stupid trig test!
- From: Laurent GUERBY <laurent at guerby dot net>
- To: Roger Sayle <roger at eyesopen dot com>
- Cc: Robert Dewar <dewar at gnat dot com>, Bradley Lucier <lucier at math dot purdue dot edu>, Toon Moene <toon at moene dot indiv dot nluug dot nl>, Scott Robert Ladd <coyote at coyotegulch dot com>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2004 00:20:24 +0100
- Subject: Re: GCC beaten by ICC in stupid trig test!
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On Thu, 2004-03-25 at 14:06, Roger Sayle wrote:
> But then its a complete
> mystery why this so many of the top500 supercomputers are now Intel/AMD
Economics. Less true nowadays with Apple decision to sell cheap bi G5
systems, but then it's reflected in the TOP500 with a very nice spot for
> Whilst I don't deny that there is a tiny population of GCC users whose
> results depend upon the specific representation of their floating point
People needing this level of precision always use assembly since no
compiler will ever suit them, especially on x86 because of the extended
Intel Compiler people must have realized this and offer compilers all
their users are happy with.