[rescue] Is anyone running netalk on solaris 9 sparc?
mroos at linux.ee
Mon Mar 15 03:04:11 CST 2004
> One should bear in mind that, however, GCC's code generation for
> SPARC (and indeed most RISC) processors leaves a lot to be desired. If
> you have access to Sun's compilers, they will produce much faster, and
> in some cases smaller, binaries.
http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=5830 is a recent benchmark. It
tests the speed of gzip, openssl and mysql (no floating point code
tested). See it yourself, but the conclusion is that 32-bit code from
gcc and cc is roughly the same, gcc -m64 is sometimes slower and cc
64-bit code tends to be some percent faster than the 32-bit ones.
Meelis Roos (mroos at linux.ee)
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