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Re: gcc compile-time performance
- From: Toon Moene <toon at moene dot indiv dot nluug dot nl>
- To: Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: Scott Robert Ladd <scott at coyotegulch dot com>, Robert Dewar <dewar at gnat dot com>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 21:23:23 +0200
- Subject: Re: gcc compile-time performance
- Organization: Moene Computational Physics, Maartensdijk, The Netherlands
- References: <FKEAJLBKJCGBDJJIPJLJAENICGAA.email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> "Scott Robert Ladd" <email@example.com> writes:
>> | $500 is a lot of money to some people.
> In some European countries $500 is half the salary of some teachers or
> lecturers; I don't think they could spend it in buying a computer just
> because the tell them to do so.
I can put this stronger: The very reason our numerical weather
prediction software is still written in Fortran 77 is due to the fact
that that way we can be assured of the collaboration of [the Weather
Institutes] of smaller European countries, where Universities can't
afford Real Unix Workstations.
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