[LLVMdev] detailed comparison of generated code size for LLVM and other compilers

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Mon Dec 14 11:05:39 PST 2009

On Dec 14, 2009, at 11:04 AM, Dale Johannesen wrote:

>> I agree with the gcc folks: it's really important to get frame  
>> pointer
>> emission etc aligned across the various compilers.  ICC defaulting to
>> frame pointers off and GCC/llvm defaulting to them on will seriously
>> warp the numbers.
> Where did the gcc folks express this opinion?

The GCC mailing list.

> There are probably other differing defaults besides frame pointers.   
> Stack protectors, perhaps.

Yes, that's another good example,


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