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2 hour ARM build
Posted Mar 23, 2012 5:07 UTC (Fri) by jcm (subscriber, #18262)
Posted Mar 23, 2012 10:59 UTC (Fri) by etienne (subscriber, #25256)
With the ARM instruction set, unless using Thumb, you have each instruction coded on 32 bits, so 256 assembly instructions weight 1 Kbyte.
You will need a lot more code cache than a ia32 processor to compete, probably around twice the amount.
Posted Mar 24, 2012 5:19 UTC (Sat) by BenHutchings (subscriber, #37955)
Posted Mar 25, 2012 0:25 UTC (Sun) by jzbiciak (✭ supporter ✭, #5246)
I wonder what the compile time might look like on this beast when it comes out.
(Full disclosure: I work on the team making that chip, so mine is more than just a passing interest.)
Posted Mar 28, 2012 12:29 UTC (Wed) by stevem (subscriber, #1512)
Seriously, we're always looking for donations of newer/faster hardware for building and testing with.
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