[kde-solaris] [kde-discuss] Gentle Question
swalker at opensolaris.org
Mon May 12 22:49:40 CEST 2008
On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 3:39 PM, Mats Rojestal
<mats.rojestal at bredband.net> wrote:
> I can't figure out what the advantage of using sun compilers is,
> maybe a death wish. My simple observations from gcc 4.x.x performance is
> that it's not inferior to other compilers.
> Solaris is not a major player in the OS market and making it harder to
> port software to Solaris isn't really a good idea.
It's simple. The GNU C++ complier produces binaries that are not ABI
compatible with Sun Studio compilers.
In addition, it produces code that is up to 50% slower on SPARC, and
often slower on x86.
"To err is human -- and to blame it on a computer is even more so." -
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