Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 28th Mar 2006 21:15 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Debian and its clones Over the last two weeks, Debian developer Martin Michlmayr compiled the whole Debian archive on a quad-core MIPS machine donated by Broadcom using GCC 4.1. The aim was to find problems in GCC 4.1 itself and bugs in free software projects exhibited by GCC's increased standards conformance (in particular regarding C++ code). Read more for the details.
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Another good flag to use...
by bnolsen on Thu 30th Mar 2006 15:19 UTC
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also useful is to add the -Weffc++, which throws out warnings about code which doesn't meet the suggestions made in the "More Effective C++" series.

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