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Re: GCC Release Status (2003-08-22)
On Sat, Aug 30, 2003 at 12:22:48AM +0200, Karel Gardas wrote:
> Is it ever possible? i.e. I still count gcc2.95.4 as a basis for compile
> time performance comparison. These days gcc3.4 is still about 50-100%
> slower than this compiler compiling MICO.
Yes, 2.95.x was faster, but comparisons need to be careful, because 2.95.x
had a vastly smaller and non-compliant standard library, so part of the
speed difference was simply that the old compiler didn't have to compile
as much code.