Re: Advice on a iBook ...
> > Dunno - the consensus on linuxppc-dev seemed to be there's been more work
> > going into the intel version WRT optimization so it performs a lot better.
> > Other than that, just a gut feeling (I would have expected better
> > performance in my test cases).
> Weren't Apple using gcc to compile darwin/macosX, and giving the mods they did
> back to gcc ?
That might have been the plan. At least WRT altivec extensions it never
materialized, for some reason or other (I'm more inclined to blame Apple
but the GCC people might have their part it it as well).