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RE: intel's Linux compiler w/ Debian

On 02-Aug-2002 Drew Scott Daniels wrote:
> Hi,
> Has anyone evaluated Intel's compilers for Linux (C++ or Fortran, details
> available through: http://developer.intel.com/software/products/compilers/
> )?
> Are Intel's compiler's better in any way than the compilers already in
> Debian (gcc, cxx, icc, others)?
> Can the "non-commercial" versions be packaged in non-free or extra?

They are pay for use so do not see how we could ship it or even really provide
any support for it.  Because of the pay for play nature I doubt many peole here
have touched it.

I heard it produces more optimized binaries but of course this is only true on
real Intel procs, not AMD or what not.

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