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Subject: Re: gcc 4.4.1 & binutils 2.20

Re: gcc 4.4.1 & binutils 2.20

From: Thomas Martitiz <>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 22:44:16 +0200

Am 18.09.2009 22:35, schrieb Rafaël Carré:
> Le 10/09/2009 20:20, Thomas Martitz a écrit :
>> So, I today decided to experiment with a newer gcc/binutils version. My
>> results are very much better than the previous tests.
> ..
>> While the binsize goes down quite nicely and my tested codecs (except
>> flac) don't differ much in their performance, flac is for some reason
>> noticeably slower.
> If flac (and perhaps wma) is the only slower codec, it's worth bugging
> our profiling experts to find the reason why, especially considering the
> binsize decrease which could greatly help clip/c200v2 and hard disk targets

"Grealy" is probably exagerrated, 10K isn't that a big deal. Even on the
clip it wouldn't really matter, since it's a flash targets.

But of course, 10K more would be handy on any target :)
Received on 2009-09-18

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