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Re: gcc compile-time performance
- From: dewar at gnat dot com (Robert Dewar)
- To: davem at redhat dot com, dewar at gnat dot com
- Cc: ak at suse dot de, dberlin at dberlin dot org, dhazeghi at pacbell dot net,gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, neil at daikokuya dot demon dot co dot uk, shebs at apple dot com
- Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 21:14:32 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: gcc compile-time performance
> I'd like to particularly point out the BSD folks, I totally agree with
> their arguments. When you have to bootstrap entire systems on old
> hardware, using gcc-3.1 is a complete and utter joke. That is not
> funny and I vow to work on fixing this. People like Mark are fixing
> stupid things the java compiler does during a bootstrap.
Old hardware can indeed be a problem. Certainly in our environment, no one
would have programmers costing $1000/day stuck using old slow hardware. So
I agree that makes a considerable difference.