Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Sat Oct 8 22:34:29 PDT 2005

On Sat, Oct 08, 2005 at 10:03:00PM -0700, ray at redshift.com wrote:

> I've been running those flags for years - if you would like to supply some logic
> as to why they won't work on the AMD platform, then maybe that would help.  If
> your advice is just "don't do that, it's bad", then doesn't help much.  -O2 has
> always worked fine for our production servers.  What flag specifically are you
> nervous about?

-funroll-loops is kind of stupid to use globally.  Chances are it's
hurting your performance more than it's helping.  -O2 was also unsafe
prior to the 5.x branch, but it should be OK now post-5.x (where it's
the default).

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