Linked by Tony Bourke on Mon 23rd Feb 2004 21:54 UTC
Benchmarks In continuing with my articles exploring the my SPARC-based Sun Ultra 5, I'm going to cover the topic of compiler optimizations on the SPARC platform. While many are familiar with GCC compiler optimizations for the x86 platform, there are naturally differences for GCC on SPARC, and some platform-specific issues to keep in mind.
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Which GCC version
by TonyB on Tue 24th Feb 2004 16:31 UTC

For these tests, I used GCC 3.3.2 (as outlined in the article). There's very little performance difference between 3.3.2 and 2.95 (from my tests in the GCC versus Sun compiler article, 2.95 was actually very slightly faster, by about 1%).

I prefer using 3.3.2, simply because it's the most recent.