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Subject: RE: Using gcc 4.4.0 to compile Rockbox

RE: Using gcc 4.4.0 to compile Rockbox

From: Mike Giacomelli <>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 09:10:04 -0700

> It looks like vanilla 4.4.0 comes off worse in the comparison. I can't
> yet bench .mp3s, or .wma's, but I would expect similar results to the
> ogg results. The .m4a's were 256kb/s files, the .oggs were VBR. The
> .wma's may or not be VBR, I can't remember; the .mp3s definitely were.
> This is a beginning. Also, keep in mind that it's early days, yet, for
> the gcc 4.4.0 compiler. It will likely improve over time.

Any interest in trying 4.3.2? Some people have reported performance improvements with newer GCC versions for ARM and Coldfire. I tried compiling 4.3.2 but got stuck and haven't had time to look into it.

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Received on 2009-02-24

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