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Re: gcc compile-time performance
On Sat, May 18, 2002 at 09:58:10PM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> From: Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Sat, 18 May 2002 16:09:07 -0400
> (Although fixing Solaris [with a hammer] might still get us more
> advantage than fixing GCC...)
> You might want to consider running Linux on your Sparc build
> systems if that is a possibility. Just plain full GCC bootstraps
> run several orders of magnitude faster on my Linux boxes than
> identically configured hardware running Solaris (and indeed, even
> against more beefy Solaris systems).
Unfortunately, it isn't - I assure you, I've considered it. We're
building Solaris host applications and cross-compiling to Solaris is
likely to be more trouble than it is worth.
Daniel Jacobowitz Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer