Subject: Re: The Intel C++ compiler
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Vincent <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/28/2003 21:06:35
Simon Burge <> dixit :

> I've used an older version of it to fix some errors in the NetBSD
> kernel.  Unfortunately the resulting kernel didn't run for reasons
> that I didn't track down at the time.
> Newer versions of icc should be able to build NetBSD userland.  I
> did get md5 working once, and it was something in the order of 25-30%
> faster than an md5 built with gcc 2.95.3 for it's speed check mode
> (it's -t option) on a 700MHz PIII that I was using at the time.

How do you configure it so that it compiles and links okay ?

Thanks !