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Re: GCC 4.1: Buildable on GHz machines only?
On Apr 27, 2005, at 12:57 PM, Steven Bosscher wrote:
Maybe the older platform should stick to the older compiler then,
if it is too slow to support the kind of compiler that modern
This is an unreasonable request. Consider NetBSD, which runs on new
and old hardware. The OS continues to evolve, and that often
requires adopting newer compilers (so e.g. other language features
can be used in the base OS).
The GCC performance issue is not new. It seems to come up every so
often... last time I recall a discussion on the topic, it was thought
that the new memory allocator (needed for pch) was cause cache-thrash
(what was the resolution of that discussion, anyway?)