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Re: Why you are wrong [Was: On linux kernel packaging issue]

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 08:46:50AM +1100, Glenn McGrath wrote:

> A program that is CPU bound will benefit from compiler optimisations.

It is not wise to make generalizations about the effects of compiler
optimizations, because they vary widely from one chunk of code to the next.

> Other than exposing bugs (which is a good thing) compiler optimisations do
> no harm.

This is not a true statement.

 - mdz

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