Subject: Re: gcc4.0
To: None <,>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/03/2005 12:48:23
On Wed, Nov 02, 2005 at 09:13:33PM +0100, fab wrote:
> I've seen some kind of benchmark that show C++ is faster with 4.0, maybe
> this is why people think 4.0 is faster.

The biggest advantage for C++ is the symbol visibility support. This can
dramatically reduce the number of relocations in shared libraries and
thereby speed up dynamic loading.