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From: cgf AT cygnus DOT com (Christopher Faylor)
Subject: Re: Update on status of submitted patches
3 Jun 1998 10:31:09 -0700 :
Message-ID: <199806031729.NAA11519.cygnus.cygwin32.developers@kramden.cygnus.com>
To: cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com, ggp AT informix DOT com

>From: Guy Gascoigne - Piggford <ggp AT informix DOT com>
>Date: Wed, 03 Jun 1998 09:32:10 -0700
>
>At 06:18 PM 6/2/98 -0700, you wrote:
>>3) We're going to hold off on the changes to support -pipe in gcc
>>because gcc -pipe doesn't actually yield a performance improvement on
>>the Win32 host.  These changes may go in eventually.
>
>Out of curiosity, is there a performance improvement if you a dual CPU
>machine?

I tested this on a dual Pentium 300 running Windows NT 4.0.  I could not
discern the slightest speed improvement with -pipe.  I wonder if there
would be a change on a different architecture, though.  Possibly I
didn't notice a difference because my SCSI disk layout is so efficient.

cgf

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