Subject: Re: is mozilla very slow on alpha, or is mozilla-gtk2 slow everywhere?
To: Aaron J. Grier <>
From: Dave McGuire <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/02/2004 19:44:14
On Mar 2, 2004, at 7:20 PM, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
>>> 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 which
>> it produces good code?
> I hear the Atmel AVR (8-bit RISC) code generation is good.  (:
> m68k code generation from 2.95.2 to 3.2.x seems to have improved.

   GCC's code generation for VAX and m68k has always been very good.  
Can't speak for the AVR stuff; I haven't used it (but I'd like to).

> and I always thought gcc wasn't too bad for MIPS?

   Oh nonono...GCC's code generation is *horrid* on MIPS.  Horrid.


Dave McGuire                      "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
Cape Coral, FL                   feels a little better."     -Ed