[rescue] Anyone running Netscape 7 browser on their SPARCs?
adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Tue Jul 15 08:01:34 CDT 2003
"From: Frank Van Damme <frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be>
"On Tuesday 15 July 2003 03:05, Sandwich Maker wrote:
"> do you know how long that would take on my machine? and i'm not at
"> all sure i have the room for all the src.
"A LONG time. I once compiled (or attempted to compile) Mozilla on an athlon
"800 MHz. Took nearly 3 hours. Now if you reckon that a Sparc (at least with
"GCC) will compile native code very roughly 3.5 times slower then a PC with
"the same clock speed...  Well, you can always try, but don't blame me if
"it takes a week :-)
and my old sparc, even with weitek, is only -80- MHz... hence my
grumbling about pre-compiled pkgs.
Andrew Hay the genius nature
internet rambler is to see what all have seen
adh at an.bradford.ma.us and think what none thought
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