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SubjectRe: [OT] Re: code bloat [was Re: Semaphore assembly-code bug]
On Sul, 2004-10-31 at 00:20, Lee Revell wrote:
> I think very few application developers understand the point Linus made
> - that bigger code IS slower code due to cache misses. If this were
> widely understood we would be in pretty good shape.

On my laptop both Openoffice and gnome are measurably faster if you
build the lot with -Os (except a couple of image libs)

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