Subject: Re: HELP!
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 06/21/2001 10:52:05
On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 07:13:02PM +0200, wrote:

> 2. NetBSD uses gcc. The one and only architecture gcc produces really
> efficient code for is i386.

I thought gcc did better on architectures with lots of registers, like
MIPS and sparc?

> Alpha code generated by gcc is absolutely suboptimal.

so the rumors go.  luckily with OSF^WDigital^WTru64 and linux
compatibility, you could run the DEC^WCompaq compilers and get better

I've been meaning to try this out on my 3000/400s, but haven't gotten
around to it yet...

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |