Re: ramblings about old hardware, gzip, bz2, and pentium opts
On Mon, 29 Nov 1999, Joey Hess wrote:
> > A better test is to use gzip on a large file from cache or some other
> > integer program.
> Well I tried that some time ago and I was unable to find any significant
> speed differances. (Although making sure gzip gets the large file from cache
> is a PITA).
I remember the Stampede people claiming quite a gain on gzip with pgcc vs
gcc? Could their results simply have been tainted by the fact that gcc
2.7.2 is really bad? :>