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Am Freitag 08 Juni 2007 07:35 schrieb Daniel Armyr:
> > Well, I suppose that's part of the problem. What does O3 improve?
> I cannot speak for the -03 from gcc specifically, but most
> optimizations tend to increase the processes within the CPU. Further,
> for them to help, the compiler tends to need to, at compile time, know
> how the code will run. As such, it does almost nothing for event-driven
> code like the entire X-windows system. Further, I would like to see the
> linux computer today which has a processing problem when it comes to X.
> The disk-access times to load binaries far overshadow anything
> processor related in all computers I have seen.
> My suggestion to the general user: Get raided, super-fast scsi disks and
> a mobo with low-latency memory if you want a truly fast computer.
In other words, there is no clear answer but my chances are quiet bad.
I think I'll try around a bit. I'll prepare three images on my desktop, one
Os, one O2 and one O3.
Then I'll post my experience...