[music-dsp] hi and some questions
hplus at mindcontrol.org
Sun Jan 13 12:19:16 EST 2002
GCC 3.0 really is much better at x86 code generation than the 2.x ones.
If you're running 2.95, or even 2.97, "the word" is that you'll be blown
away by upgrading. I'm preparing to do some comparisions myself one of
these days, but GCC isn't as important to me as it used to be.
The Microsoft compiler, version 6 (which is what most people are using)
is doing pretty well, although, as you say, not as well as Proton (the
Intel compiler). Again, "the word" is that version 7 (the ".NET" version)
is substantially improved for some of the poor cases of 6, although when
I tried a pre-release version I ran into interal compiler errors on
perfectly valid C++ code and decided to stay with the old.
> Ok, I must admit, this was some 3 or 4 years ago, but I doubt gcc
> has improved drastically since. I do not even talk of SSE or 3DNow
> support - just simple and plain scalar x86 code from the stoneage.
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