ponderous 'make world' times post GCC 3.3...
obrien at freebsd.org
Wed Aug 6 23:44:30 PDT 2003
On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 11:32:10PM -0700, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 11:25:36PM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> > Am I the only one that saw 'make world' go from almost 3 hours with GCC
> > 3.2 to:
> Nope, that's just gcc 3.3. Someone had a reference to some benchmarks
> the gcc people did that showed progressive slowdowns over the course
> of the gcc 3.x branch.
It has been argued by Richard Henderson (urber GCC hacker) that 3.3 is no
slower than 3.2. I'm now thinking that this is a cache-size issue. I
wonder if GCC is blowing out my tiny 256KB cache.
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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