Re: gcc and -fPIC
On Thu, 21 Mar 2002, Steve M. Robbins wrote:
> > On most architectures, it doesn't really matter except for heavy
> > mathematics and 3D. The only exception is i386, where the performance
> > decrease is actually measurable.
> Do you really mean "i386", or do you mean "ix86"?
> Is there a performance hit with -fPIC on Pentium II/III/IV ?
Yes, since there are no new registers (you need one register for PIC
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