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- Subject: Re: Intel C/C++ free compilers
- From: "Euler German" <efgerman@...>
- Date: Sun, 19 Jan 2003 00:49:22 -0200
On 18 Jan 2003, at 17:52, Rob Kendrick wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 17, 2003 at 06:08:43PM -0200, Euler German wrote:
> I tried it with Lua 4, and it made quite a large difference, esp. if you
> used the dodgy switches to speed floating point operations. If you've
> configured Lua to use ints instead of floating point numbers, I imagine
> the speed difference would be greater.
> I didn't use a very good test of speed (ie, one that used all of the
> VM's features) but it was noticably quicker.
> The difference, however, wasn't *that* big from the performace of Lua 4
> compiled with gcc 3.2 with carefully chosen optimise switches. If
> you're after a stonkingly fast Lua interpreter on x86, I suggest you try
> gcc 3.2, icc (Intel's compiler) and CodePlay's VectorC.
> Rob Kendrick
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Thanks Bob! I'll take your advice. :)
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