Subject: Re: -pipe significantly boosts up kernel compile speed
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From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/04/2002 13:24:22
On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 08:07:14PM +0900, Bang Jun-Young wrote:
> Hi,
> I tested to see how -pipe option given to gcc affects kernel
> build time, and got the result below:
> Without -pipe:	  5:55
> With -pipe:	  4:09

Did you remember to allow for the effect of bufferred data.
The second build will be quicker than the first (13:12 to 11:42
on my system without -pipe)

OTOH -pipe is probably a good idea - esp. on a MP system?


David Laight: