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Re: [Bug-gnubg] compilers other than g++

From: Jonathan Kinsey
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] compilers other than g++
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2009 14:31:57 +0000

I build with the microsoft 2008 compiler (there is a free version of this
available). I tried the intel compiler in the past and it wasn't much faster,
the microsoft 2005 compiler seemed to catch up with intel in my tests.

I haven't compared the speed of gcc to ms lately, but in the past they have been


Chuck Bower wrote:
> Has anyone ever looked into alternate compilers (such as those sold by
> Intel)? Is there an ethical/principled issue against using
> non-OpenSource? The goal would be increased speed due to better
> optimization, etc. For example, I believe the *Intel® C++ Compiler
> Professional Edition for Linux* *has a free trial download and academic
> price around $170. (~$2k commercial license).
> Chuck Bower
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