Subject: Re: -pipe significantly boosts up kernel compile speed
To: None <>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/04/2002 21:26:09
In article <20020704200714.A3140@krishna> wrote:

> Without -pipe:	  5:55
> With -pipe:	  4:09
> Builds were performed on an Athlon XP 1700 machine. 

I think you should also check it really faster even on slower
(and less memory) machines. Modern machines are always fast anyway :-)

> I wish it to become default for -current. Any comments?

Maybe we should change gcc first to use /tmp (which could be MFS).
Current gcc uses /var/tmp for TMP_DIR, and it could cause
the difference.
Izumi Tsutsui