[rescue] Perverse Question
Frank Van Damme
frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Sun Jun 15 04:12:18 CDT 2003
On Thursday 12 June 2003 05:01, Dave McGuire wrote:
> For gcc, I'd definitely add "-mv8" to cause it to emit hardware
> multiply/divide instructions. This will definitely have a noticeable
> positive impact on performance.
> There may be other optimizations that will help, but that's a biggie.
> gcc's sun4m code generation isn't great, but it's not that terrible
> (its sun4u code *is* terrible).
Actually, do you have benchmarks of that? In 3 years of using linux  I've
become sceptical about every sort of fud (no offense here).
(Not that it would astonish me much, after all who knows more about Sun cpu's
 Before that I "used" windows 95, thank you very much.
P.S. dual-booting windows 95 and Mandrake 7.0 on a 1.2 gig drive is no fun.
Frank Van Damme http://www.openstandaarden.be
"Je pense, donc je suis breveti."
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