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    Re: I wonder wonder wonder why… (Score: 1)
    by leif on Friday, October 19 @ 12:53:38 BST
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    I do not know whether anybody benchmarked it, but the schema above might make the code faster, but it also would make it slower if

    • run on a platform not optimized for

    • the accumulated tests for the platform take more time than is gained by the optimization

    With regard to the second point you write ‘much faster’, but ‘much’ seems to be a very fuzzy term to me.

    marko

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    Re: I wonder wonder wonder why… (Score: 1)
    by gwolf (gwolf at gwolf dot cx) on Friday, October 19 @ 20:10:05 BST
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    Maybe you want to compile something to be used at another machine? I have a fast Athlon and many older (486, Pentium) machines – I do generic compiles at the Athlon.

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