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From: Simon Strandman <simon.strandman@...>
Subject: Re: Compiling mozilla/firefox with -O2
Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2005 21:06:18 +0100
Richard Freeman skrev:

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>I edited the eclass to hard code in -Os and firefox built fine, and so
>far appears to run fine.  I confirmed that -Os was used in the actual
>emerge log so it didn't get filtered out.  So, that is a good sign.
>Perhaps we can be a little more liberal with the flags in the future.
>I'll have to try it out with thunderbird.  Too bad I don't have memory
>usage stats on firefox before the upgrade.  I'll have to generate those
>for thunderbird.  I love -Os since RAM tends to be more limiting than
>CPU for most applications.
Yes, -Os seems indeed to be a good flag to compile firefox with. I 
remember reading a pdf created by some redhat guys about various 
optimizations on mozilla and they came to the conclusion that -Os what 
pretty optimal. So the mozilla/firefox/thunderbird rpms in RHEL/fedora 
are built with -Os, and so are the official builds. Actually 
I opened a bug report about that to:

Simon Strandman <simon.strandman@...>

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-- Simon Strandman
Re: Compiling mozilla/firefox with -O2
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