Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Barry Schwartz <chemoelectric@×××××××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Ghostscript Problem - Need Verification [SOLVED]
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 04:02:52
Message-Id: 20101214034109.GA28881@crud.chemoelectric.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Ghostscript Problem - Need Verification [SOLVED] by Frank Peters
Frank Peters <frank.peters@×××××××.net> skribis:
> However, I really cannot consider this to be normal behavior. Compiler > optimization should not degrade the function of a program.
I wouldn't think of optimizers that way; it is more important that a person can write code that happens to work with the optimizer than that the optimizer can analyze and handle any code it is given, especially in a tricky, bit-twiddling language such as C.