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Re: Optimization: RedHat vs. GCC v3.0x?
- To: swsnyder at home dot com
- Subject: Re: Optimization: RedHat vs. GCC v3.0x?
- From: Geoff Keating <geoffk at geoffk dot org>
- Date: 01 Oct 2001 15:15:22 -0700
- CC: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- References: <email@example.com>
Steve Snyder <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> RedHat , in releasing their own version of the GCC compiler for their v7.x
> distributions, stated that one of their reasons for doing so was
> performance. It was said that the RedHat-specific compiler generated
> better x86 code than the as-yet-unreleased GCC v3.00.
Did someone really say that?
It seems unlikely that the reason for using 2.96 over 3.0 for Red Hat
Linux 7 was performance, because when 7 came out 3.0 was not released.
In fact, there hasn't been a Red Hat Linux release since 3.0 came out.
You might be thinking of GCC 2.95.1 instead.
- Geoffrey Keating <email@example.com>