Subject: Re: Compiler timings on varous MVII NetBSDs etc.
To: Lord Isildur <>
From: NetBSD Bob <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/23/2001 14:36:22
> pcc also generates fast code. faster than gcc on vax at any rate.. i 
> should do a more involved comparison than the little shootout between gcc 
> and pcc and ultrix/vax cc that ragge and i did.. though we had machines 
> of somewhat different characteristics, but pcc2's code was at least as 
> fast as gcc's best optimization. 

For the sake of testing some... I almost got pcc up last night.
What did you use to set it up on NetBSD?  I need to fiddle some
with the includes to get it right.  It seemed to be calling some
nonexistent features on NetBSD.

> > >If we shipped pcc instead of gcc (not that
> > >we can, due to licensing; SCO owns the code) you'd be complaining about
>  pcc was in net2 though, wasnt it? it's not encumbered code. 

Dunno, will have to check.  Anyone can click on a sco license though
and get it for free.