Path to add -O2 to TORTURE_OPTIONS list.

Horst von Brand
Wed Feb 24 19:43:00 GMT 1999

Nick Clifton <> said:
>   I have just appleid the patch below to the GCC testsuite, so that
>   the -O3 command line switch will now also be tested.  No new tests
>   or test runs have been introduced by this change.

To me it looks like you replaced -O2 by -O3... -O2 _is_ important on
itself, as it is the recommended optimization level for many packages,
including the linux kernel. -O3 isn't used as often because of the
resulting bloat due to indiscriminate inlining.

Just a random comment.
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