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Re: gcc compile-time performance


dewar@gnat.com (Robert Dewar) writes:

| > People in wealthier areas tend to ignore the realities of the rest of the
| > world. So far as I know, gcc isn't just written for people in the U.S. and
| > Western Europe; perhaps I was wrong. Even in the U.S., there exist
| > significant segments of society that can not spend $500 on a new computer
| > every year or so.
| 
| It is not that gcc is written just for people in the US. It is that GCC was
| NEVER written as a compiler that was fast.

Why should we keep going down that path?

| The comparison of gcc to fast
| compilers in terms of memory usage and compile time is a ludicrous one

>From the complains we got, there are bunch of comparaisons of GCC against
GCC (2.95 mostly).  

-- Gaby


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