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Re: gcc 3.2 & kernels compiled with 2.95

On Fri, Sep 27, 2002 at 07:52:36AM -0700, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> On Friday 27 September 2002 02:50, Klaus Imgrund wrote:
> >
> > I just got rid of an installation I compiled with 3.2
> > IMHO you don't really need gcc 3.2 just jet.Didn't see the 'great' speed
> > increase in apps but got a lot of broken apps that don't work right with
> > gcc 3.2. Plus the thing is really slow.
> >
> g++ (the C++ compiler) is where a lot of things have changed.  C++ apps 
> compiled with the new compiler tend to load and run faster.  The new compiler 
> is slower due to the higher level of standards checking, optimization 
> attempts, etc. mostly because of the increased memory usage.

Thanks for all your answers. I can breathe easier now after knowing that
an accidental apt-get upgrade will not result in an unbootable system.

Just a regular Debian desktop user.

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