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Re: GCC 3.1 Release
- From: Marc Espie <espie at nerim dot net>
- To: Gerald Pfeifer <pfeifer at dbai dot tuwien dot ac dot at>
- Cc: toon at moene dot indiv dot nluug dot nl, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 14:02:10 +0200
- Subject: Re: GCC 3.1 Release
- References: <200204162351.g3GNpha21092@quatramaran.ens.fr> <Pine.BSF.firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: espie at nerim dot net
On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 10:58:51AM +0200, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Apr 2002, Marc Espie wrote:
> > I don't want to sound too pessimistic, but if things don't improve,
> > a large subset of people are not going to want to update beyond gcc 2.95,
> > especially the guys who are not running on i386/linux.
> FWIW, FreeBSD is adopting GCC 3.1 as system compiler for -CURRENT which
> will become FreeBSD 5.0 later this year.
Does look like a bad idea...
A quick test with the new gcc 3.1 shows that the compiler itself is about
twice as slow as gcc 2.95.3... ouch.
make 3.72s user 0.53s system 94% cpu 4.495 total
CC=egcc make 6.75s user 0.71s system 93% cpu 7.986 total
Totally unacceptable on slow machines.