[rescue] Re: Being jobless

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Mon Jul 28 15:10:10 CDT 2003

Not to defend GCC, but I read somewhere the new 3. versions have
redone the way instructions are optimized to get more efficiency.

I hope what I read is correct :-)

I'm not in a position to pay for either.

(although I do have a SGI MIPSPro C compiler CD (I assume it needs
a license to be installed... which I don't have :-( ).

-- Curt

>Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 13:30:13 -0400 (EDT)
>From: vance at neurotica.com
>To: Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] Re: Being jobless
>Cc: rescue at sunhelp.org
>On Mon, 28 Jul 2003, Peter Corlett wrote:
>> > I agree whole-heartedly, but I'm really starting to take offense at
>> > the recent "the world is an x86 running Linux" point of view. If you
>> > submit a bug report about compiling it with a vendor's compiler, the
>> > first response is "Why don't you use GCC, instead?". Well, gee, if I
>> > wanted a database that ran like ass, I'd use MySQL, thanks.
>> So... why didn't you use GCC?
>GCC generates crap code for most platforms.
>Peace...  Sridhar
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Curtis Wilbar
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