40% slowdown with dynamic /bin/sh

David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Tue Nov 25 18:55:09 PST 2003

On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 03:07:55PM +1030, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> What about the newer version of gcc? That is considerably slower than
> previous versions, but I don't see people screaming to have it removed.

Uh... you must not know what you are talking about.  GCC *COMPILES*
slower as it does a better job of optimizing (which adds time to the
compiling time).  The produced optimzied binaries have quicker

Why would any one want to call for a compiler to be removed that produces
faster binaries??

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