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SubjectRe: [ACPI] ACPI mentioned on lwn.net/kernel
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On January 25, 2002 07:50, Horst von Brand wrote:
> > Given that the MS VC compiler consistently generates IA-32 code that is
> > over 30% smaller than GCC, I would have to say that Linux would benefit
> > far more by directing all of the energy spent complaining about code size
> > toward optimizing the compiler.
>
> Is it faster too? Or at least not slower? If not, what is the point?

Storing 30% less executable pages in memory? Reading 30% less executable
pages off the disk? Performing 30% less relocations?

-Ryan
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