Suggestion: make -pipe the default

Jeffrey A Law law@cygnus.com
Wed Sep 9 08:27:00 GMT 1998


  In message < 199809082312.AA17687@hoover.gilbarco.com >you write:
  > I'd like to suggestion that the -pipe switch be made the default when compi ling
  > with egcs.  
  > 
  > In these days of cheap RAM, why not spend some of it in making the compiler
  > faster by default?  Those (rare?) users who have a problem with piped data  could
  > use --no-pipe (or something like that) to have temp files created instead.
  > 
  > What do you think?  
Write a suitable autoconf test (since not all assemblers can accept
input on stdin) and we'll consider it.

jeff



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