GCC 4.2.0 Status Report (2007-02-19)

Gabriel Dos Reis gdr@cs.tamu.edu
Wed Feb 21 05:54:00 GMT 2007


Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> writes:

| "Kaveh R. GHAZI" <ghazi@caip.rutgers.edu> writes:
| > 
| > And we don't want to arm our detractors with bad SPEC numbers.  I can just
| > imagine the FUD spreading... we've got to fix it or backout.
| 
| For me as a gcc user miscompilations are far worse than bad SPEC numbers.
| I never run SPEC, but if my programs are miscompiled I am in deep trouble.
| I expect many other people to feel similar. Broken programs are infinitely
| worse than slower programs.

I strongly agree.

-- Gaby



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