Subject: Re: seemingly dismal performance of NetBSD-1.1A/sun3 file I/O....
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <Ian.Dall@dsto.defence.gov.au>
Date: 04/11/1996 09:06:38
email@example.com (Greg A. Woods) writes:
> I would guess from this that NetBSD's stdio library needs some work (and
> perhaps replacing its guts with sfio would be the right fix), and
> otherwise the margin of error probably accounts for the remaining
> differences. (Or re-compile NetBSD with the SunOS compiler! ;-)
I seriously doubt if SunOS has a better compiler than gcc. Especially
for the 68k. For sparc their compiler may have a win. It is possible
that the 64 bit code generation is simplistic, but then I don't think
the SunOS compiler will generate that at all.