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Re: gcc 3.5 integration branch proposal
Marc Espie wrote:
> 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.
Testcases would help. We seriously do care about all the compile-time
regressions we have in bugzilla, but we have just a few of them. People should
really file bugreports about it.
> But seriously, the only claim of speed improvements I've seen that had
> any kind of foundation was the inline `improvement', where the current
> compiler as almost gone back to a par with the previous inlining
> speed, before it went from rtl to function-at-a-time.
GCC 3.4 is not that bad, it compiles much faster than 3.3 on several C++
testcases, especially with -O3 (thanks to unit-a-time). Try it.