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SubjectRe: Which gcc version?
At 18:30 23/11/01, Daniel Phillips wrote:
>On November 23, 2001 02:59 pm, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> > At 13:51 23/11/01, war wrote:
> > >You should use gcc-2.95.3.
> >
> > That's not true. gcc-2.96 as provided with RedHat 7.2 is perfectly fine.
> >
> > gcc-3x OTOH is not a good idea at the moment.
>
>Do you have any particular reason for saying that?

I haven't done any measurements myself but from what I have read, gcc-3.x
produces significantly slower code than gcc-2.96. I know I should try
myself some time... but if that is indeed true that is a very good reason
to stick with gcc-2.96.

Anton


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