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Re: gcc 3.5 integration branch proposal


espie@quatramaran.ens.fr (Marc Espie) writes:

| I do see the benefits, sure (I love the new preprocessor, except for the
| -traditional bug, and I really need a standard C++ compiler), but updating 
| from 2.8.1 to 2.95 slowed our compiles by ~30%, and the on-going 2.95 to 
| 3.3.2 update is slowing them by 30% more.    Heck, we do have
| architectures that are NOT going to switch because the compile are
| really too slow now.   There's even some chance only sparc64 will switch
| because 2.95 was completely crap on sparc64 (understandably so).

We should probably require developers to use slow machines with small
rams.  Semi ;-)

-- Gaby


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