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SubjectRe: gcc-2.95.3 vs gcc-3.0.4
Larry McVoy wrote:
> Try 2.72, it's almost twice as fast as 2.95 for builds. For BK, at least,
> we don't see any benefit from the slower compiler, the code runs the same
> either way.


I want back, but it was the name:value struct initialiser
bug which killed that off. 2.91.66 isn't much slower than 2.7.x,
and it's what I use.

"almost twice as fast"? That means that 2.7.2 vs 3.x is getting
up to a 3x difference. Does anyone know why?

[ Of course, if you can wink-in the object file from someone else,
it's not a problem. (tum, tee tum...) ]

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