[Python-Dev] Python & GCC 3.0

Neil Schemenauer nas@python.ca
Tue, 19 Jun 2001 13:37:18 -0700

Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
> Compiling with "make OPT='-mcpu=i686 -O3'" did not make much
> difference at all.

Try OPT="-m486 -O2".  That gave me the best results last time I
played with this stuff.

>   If they have any improved optimizations for recent x86 chips, I'd
> like to see them folded into GCC.  I'd hate to see another egcs-style
> split.

Some people say you should avoid PGCC since it generates buggy
code.  I don't know if that's true or not.