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Re: gcc compile-time performance


Neil Booth wrote:
> 
> Jeremy Sanders wrote:-
> 
> > I'd just be nice for gcc to be faster if that wasn't too hard to do! Maybe
> > precompiled headers would make a significant difference. Perhaps gcc
> > developers would like to get gcc's internals in a better state before
> > going down this line.
> 
> Yes, the thing that scares me most about PCH is that it will make it
> a lot easier to ignore GCC compile-time performance.  I hope we get
> a lot of stuff cleaned up before they come in.

Doesn't worry me much - precompiled headers are for large APIs,
such as STL or Mac headers.  GCC won't benefit much from PCH for
instance, because most of its source files are so large compared
the total size of the headers they include.

Stan


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