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SubjectRe: gcc 2.95 vs 3.21 performance
Larry McVoy wrote:
>>I'd love to see a small - and fast - C compiler, and I'd be willing to
>>make kernel changes to make it work with it.
> I can't offer any immediate help with this but I want the same thing. At
> some point, we're planning on funding some extensions into GCC or whatever
> reasonable C compiler is around:
> - associative arrays as a builtin type
> - regular expressions
> - tk bindings built in
> and then we'll port BK to that compiler. It's likely to be GCC because we
> want to support all the different architectures but if a kernel sponsered
> cc shows up we'll happily throw money at that.

Ok, dumb, (and probably flamebait) question time: I read your list and
thought "In C? Why not Python?" I'm guessing speed issues?

--------------------. "If it ain't broke now,
Eli Carter \ it will be soon." -- crypto-gram
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