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Re: RFS: stripclub - Online Comic Reader/Archiver

On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 03:15:20PM -0500, elijah wright wrote:
> >      For the C programming language, this means the following
> >      compilation parameters should be used:
> >
> >           CC = gcc
> >           CFLAGS = -O2 -g -Wall
> >
> > though -O3 is probably OK in most cases.  You should keep the
> > optimizations options as conservative as possible, unless you really
> in my experience compiling stuff with -O3 just means that people on other
> architectures (where GCC may do odd things) will eventually probably file
> bugs on your package that can be fixed by moving back to -O2.
> I've seen this happen on alpha repeatedly, and i seem to recall that sparc
> and powerpc occasionally have this issue as well.

I know how tricky these issues are, but it sounds like the bugs should 
more appropriately be filed against gcc on archs.  where -O3 breaks.  
Unless it's squirrelly and it's really not broken on those 
architectures, but the *app* is somehow doing something wrong.

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