[Freeciv-Dev] Re: [RFC][Patch] Inline
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On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 05:57:37AM -0800, Raahul Kumar wrote:
> --- Raimar Falke <hawk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > This is ok.
> Nothing to do with testing the releases. So far in your experience with Gcc
> 3.03, have you found it more stable/faster/smaller executables?
I don't know. I installed it because the gcj of the old 2.96 gcc didn't work.
> Same goes for 2.4.18 kernel. In particular, I want to know if you've
> had any bad VM problems.
You wanted to know it: the scrolling in the vesa framebuffer is
slower. bttv is faster. Everything else is like it should be.
> > > > - -fomit-frame-pointer or not
> > >
> > > You used that? You didn't mention this before.
> > I experimented with it. It showed a small increase.
> Annoying. I was hoping using options other than -02 -inline -NDEBUG would show
> noticeable increase in performance.
> Any joy out of funroll-all-loops,-ffast-math ?
It should be easy to test these with this automated tester.
> > > > > It would also be nice to have results for stock with -03 to compare
> > with
> > > > > patch and -03.
> > > >
> > > > I don't have these numbers.
> > >
> > > I was requesting those numbers.
> > I do use you my computer today ;) Such usage _does_ (it shouldn't but
> > it does) change the user time. This is also a reason why a nightly
> > testing would be nice.
> OK. Whenever it is doable.
> > > It seems -03 is a fairly bad optimisation.
> > There is just nothing more to squeeze.
> > > Jason ran some tests on the stock freeciv, and he seemed to get large
> > increases in performance just by using NDEBUG. Jason, some comments on your
> > previous tests please?
> > >
> > > With your patch and NDEBUG the speed increase is minor. Why?
> > Note that I disabled CHECK_MAP_POS in all tests. NDEBUG will also
> > disable CHECK_MAP_POS and so lead to an performance increase.
> If I remeber correctly, Jason and you agreed CHECK_MAP_POS would eventually
> Is that blessed day dawning ?
For developing (autogames) I would recomment to disable it. For the
release I would leave it in since it doesn't harm interactive
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[Freeciv-Dev] Re: [RFC][Patch] Inline, Jason Short, 2002/03/21
[Freeciv-Dev] a civserver patch testing framework (was: [RFC][Patch] Inline), Reinier Post, 2002/03/21