Subject: Re: C compiler flags
To: Ricardo Cervera Navarro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Blair Sadewitz <email@example.com>
Date: 11/13/2006 18:48:58
On 11/13/06, Ricardo Cervera Navarro <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am using:
> CFLAGS+=-O2 -march=athlon
I do not think that it makes much of a difference in your case, but I
could be wrong, of course.
Perhaps simply wait until the inevitable package upgrade(s), then
recompile with those flags?
I recommend leaving out -O2; this is something that should be set on a
per-package basis. Also, look into devel/cpuflags; I think this would
suit you better than manually specifying it. If you desire further
optimization, you can always
after installing cpuflags. Personally, I spend enough time fixing
broken things that I don't wish to contend with ``bleeding-edge'' gcc
optimizations as yet another cause of untoward program behavior.
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