Is gcc 2.95 or 3 faster for M68K app?

Dan Kegel
Fri Oct 22 12:40:00 GMT 2004

Toralf Lund wrote:
> I have an app that needs to run faster on an old M68k board... It is 
> currently built using gcc 2.95.3, so I'm wondering if upgrading to gcc 
> version 3 would have any real benefit in terms of speed.

Probably not.  Version 4 might, though, especially version 4.1.

> The reason why I'm asking instead of just trying is that I wasn't able 
> to build gcc 3.4.2 directly. Got a strage recursion in the configure 
> calls...

Did you try using to build a cross-compiler?
That seems to work...
- Dan

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