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Re: Faster compilation speed
On Fri, Aug 09, 2002 at 04:05:16PM -0700, Stan Shebs wrote:
> So what *should* we do with -O0 optimizations that measurably
> slow down the compiler?
How "minimal" can an optimization be, if it measurably slows down the
compiler? If it slows things down, let's just move it to -O1/-O2.
Personally, "fastest compile possible" usually just means -fsyntax-only.
I have a hard time wanting to do anything with ad-hoc output.
I would therefore like to posit that computing's central challenge, viz. "How
not to make a mess of it," has /not/ been met.
- Edsger Dijkstra, 1930-2002