Re: Are we losing users to Gentoo(tangent)?
On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 01:06:15AM -0500, Carlos O'Donell wrote:
> > The optimise flags in Gentoo are really just variables you set that are
> > passed to gcc and configure when it compiles the sources out of portage. So
> > if gcc can optimise for ultrasparc or risc, Gentoo should be able to as
> > well.
> Do you know how many of these variables are ignored or modified to get
> around bugs?
> CFLAGS are not magic and can seriously affect system stability...
This thread is good for some laughs, thanks for referencing it.