[LLVMdev] FYI: Phoronix GCC vs. LLVM-GCC benchmarks

Keir Mierle mierle at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 13:02:33 PDT 2009

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 12:23 PM, Renato Golin <rengolin at systemcall.org>wrote:

> 2009/9/14 Edward O'Callaghan <eocallaghan at auroraux.org>:
> > screw that site, its useless info run by a linux gnu zealot.
> Well, being a Linux GNU zealot doesn't invalidate numbers. What does
> invalidate is that he has no numbers!
> He just fired a few applications and counted the seconds, this is
> utterly pointless. No reference to how many times he ran, standard
> deviations, possible effects of OS cache, compilation parameters, etc,
> etc. There simply isn't anything in there. It even lack text in
> between the charts, a conclusion, and... well... everything.
> "Ignore that site", would also be more polite... ;)

Nevertheless, the site has a large audience. From a publicity perspective,
it may be worthwhile to work with the author to get more representative


> cheers,
> --renato
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