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    SubjectRe: [BENCHMARK] Corrected gcc3.2 v gcc2.95.3 contest results
    Quoting Erik Andersen <>:

    > On Mon Sep 23, 2002 at 08:30:21PM +1000, Con Kolivas wrote:
    > > Yes you make a very valid point and something I've been stewing over
    > privately
    > > for some time. contest runs benchmarks in a fixed order with a "priming"
    > compile
    > > to try and get pagecaches etc back to some sort of baseline (I've been
    > trying
    > > hard to make the results accurate and repeatable).
    > It would sure be nice for this sortof test if there were
    > some sort of a "flush-all-caches" syscall...

    For the moment I think I'll also add a swapoff/swapon before each compile as
    well (thanks Luuk for the suggestion). I'm still looking at the raw data to
    figure out what to do.

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