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LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
...and now LLVM.
Posted Apr 27, 2012 10:25 UTC (Fri) by daglwn (subscriber, #65432)
Posted Apr 27, 2012 11:49 UTC (Fri) by dgm (subscriber, #49227)
It certainly wasn't that way back when gcc 3.4 was the current release. I know because I benchmarked it for my university. MSCC both compiled faster and produced faster binaries, and by a good margin.
I think that it's time to redo those benchmarks...
Posted Apr 30, 2012 18:06 UTC (Mon) by robert_s (subscriber, #42402)
Posted May 2, 2012 11:37 UTC (Wed) by dgm (subscriber, #49227)
AFAICS, MSVC is still *much* faster compiling than GCC (between two and four times faster). Also, MSVC generated code is smaller and runs faster, but the difference is not as big as it used to be.
Posted May 13, 2012 10:13 UTC (Sun) by robert_s (subscriber, #42402)
Well no, according the the "average" page gcc 4.6.3 maxes out at "1.18" for runtime while msvc 2010 maxes out at "1.24".
But, y'know, benchmarks and all that...
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