Subject: Re: Optimisation flags
To: Michael Brandt <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/26/1997 19:07:56
>> Is there any reason that the optimisation level for the C compiler
>> is set to -O instead of -O2? I've had a quick look back through the
>> mailing list archives, but couldn't find any discussion about this. I
>> have vague memories of some problems with the 68k machines, but that's
>> about it...
>I currently compile the kernel as well as the rest of the distribution
>here at home with -O2 and an also home-compiled gcc 18.104.22.168. I'm
>currently not sure wether the official NetBSD-current gcc is already
>at 22.214.171.124 too; mine was 2.7.2. I wouldn't recommend using 2.7.2 with
>-O2 because it contains some well known errors in the optimizer --- at
>least for the 68k which I use.
it is indeed 126.96.36.199, as the file
will tell you. :)
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