[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: testing packages at build

On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 08:24:43AM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > Are gcc optimiser bugs really that common?
> No. While they certainly do exist, >99% of the time, if code works at
> -O0 but not at -O2, then the code is broken. (Of course, there are
> specific optimization operations that require certain assumptions about
> the code above and beyond "correct", but none of those are enable by a
> simple -O2.)

I find this difficult to swallow given my own experiences with XFree86
when it first met GCC 3.3.

My god, that was awful.  They still haven't fixed cpp -traditional, as
far as I know.  Grumble grumble grumble.

G. Branden Robinson                |    If you wish to strive for peace of
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    soul, then believe; if you wish to
branden@debian.org                 |    be a devotee of truth, then
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    inquire.     -- Friedrich Nietzsche

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: