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Re: [Final comments]Are we losing users to Gentoo?

Gerfried Fuchs <alfie@ist.org> writes:

>  Uh?  Intel researched about gcc optimization efforts?  I thought they
> researched about processor optimization?

Well, yes.  That's where the Pentium GCC originally came from.[1]
Processor teams often have people working on compiler support, since
the improvements are often useless without use of new instructions,
careful instruction scheduling, or the like.

[1]  http://linux.cis.nctu.edu.tw/pcg/pgcc-faq.html#SEC0118

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