Native compilation article

Andrew Haley aph@cambridge.redhat.com
Fri Jan 25 13:45:00 GMT 2002


Anthony Green writes:
 > On Fri, 2002-01-25 at 12:08, Bryce McKinlay wrote:
 > > They used GCC 3.0 for their testing. The current cvs GCJ beats IBM and 
 > > Sun on Scimark, and is in fact much faster if we cheat with 
 > > --no-bounds-check.
 > 
 > We should look at not including -ffloat-store in the specs file.  This
 > is a throw-back to the old fp rules (and it didn't even always work).

No it isn't.  There is numeric conversion code in the library that
absolutely depends on -ffloat-store.

Andrew.



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