Subject: Re: is mozilla very slow on alpha, or is mozilla-gtk2 slow
To: None <>
From: Staffan Thomen <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/02/2004 21:55:02
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On Mon, 1 Mar 2004 16:10:51 -0500
Dave McGuire <> wrote:

> On Mar 1, 2004, at 4:01 PM, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> >> Subject:  Re: is mozilla very slow on alpha, or is mozilla-gtk2
> >slow > everywhere?
> >>
> >> The difference is unbelievable! Just like the Matrix - you have to=20
> >> see it
> >> for yourself. :-)
> >
> > Assuming Mozilla on OpenVMS was compiled with the commercial VMS
> > compiler that would suggest the fault is in GNU G++, as I expected.=20
> >=20
> > :-(
> >
> > I really wish NetBSD did not rely so completely on the GNU compiler.
>    You & me both.  Is there *any* platform (other than x86 toyz) on=20
> which it produces good code?

Speaking of other compilers, I know freebsd/alpha has the ccc that
builds native freebsd binaries... couldn't we do something like that,
atleast as an option (if not the thing to build the world)

I had some plans once to try it out, but they seem to have gotten
misplaced in my mental warehouse.

Staffan Thom=E9n
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