On 5/30/06, John Carter <john.carter / tait.co.nz> wrote:
> On Thu, 25 May 2006, Juergen Strobel wrote:

> Certainly some of the optimizations can make the binaries larger, on a
> desk top who cares?

Experiments done with the Linux kernel show -Os (optimize for size)
runs faster than -O3. The Os code is smaller and more of it can fit in
the CPU cache. The cost of cache misses out weighs the benefits of O3
optimizations.

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Jon Smirl
jonsmirl / gmail.com