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Re: gcc compile-time performance
- From: dewar at gnat dot com (Robert Dewar)
- To: dewar at gnat dot com, jss at ast dot cam dot ac dot uk, mark at codesourcery dot com
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 17:19:30 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: gcc compile-time performance
> Remember that the whole technique involved here is to force the compiler
> to do a variety of domain-specific optimizations that it would not
> otherwise do. The reason your front end/back end distinction doesn't
> work here is that the front end is doing as much optimization as the
> back end.
I understand this approach, but it seems far from mainstream C++ usage
to me. Are you sure that complaints about C++ compilation speed are really
specifically with respect to this kind of paradigm?