vincent at vinc17.org
Mon Jun 2 11:02:43 CEST 2008
On 2008-06-02 17:08:41 +1000, Joerg Arndt wrote:
> [changed subject]
> * Vincent Lefevre <vincent at vinc17.org> [Jun 02. 2008 16:17]:
> > [...]
> > > (At least not a thousand or so). The time needed inside
> > > GMP routines should be negligible (again, I could be wrong, but I'd be
> > > utterly surprised if the performance of GMP would be critical here)!
> > I don't understand. For the time being, this is not a question of
> > performance. GCC needs GMP. If GMP doesn't work on some platform,
> > then GCC won't work either.
> I wanted to say:
> (understanding that gcc needs GMP so we need GMP to work.)
> The performance of GMP might not be an issue when compiling.
> So an unoptimized branch that compiles and works on reasonably
> conceivable models does all that is needed for gcc.
Yes, probably. If this is a problem, critical parts could still be
optimized later anyway.
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