This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the GCC project.
Re: GCC 3.1 Release
On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 04:35:00PM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 05:04:18PM -0500, Loren James Rittle wrote:
> > >> FWIW, FreeBSD is adopting GCC 3.1 as system compiler for -CURRENT which
> > >> will become FreeBSD 5.0 later this year.
> > I have not personally tested it
> > but perhaps David could post the exact time difference he saw when he
> > made this change.
> I really don't have any machines to compare with. My own went from 2.95
> to 3.1 in a peice meal fashion as I tested various things. Sorry.
Well, unless you run tests, I will tend to assume you have the same
catastrophic behavior that I see.
Of course, since FreeBSD only targets fast architectures, this is less of
For that matter, this is a mistake we've made once, between gcc 2.8 and
gcc 2.95 (which was already a slowdown), which is the reason why we are
much more careful when doing compiler upgrades now.