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Re: Errors during HP-UX install of 2.1

From: SRE <eckert(at)>
Date: Fri Aug 03 2001 - 14:52:48 GMT
At 07:20 AM 8/3/01, Bill Moseley wrote:
>I see so much of this kind of thing that I think that you will be better
>off with gcc, if possible.

I wrote/sell a commercial software package which backs up your point.
The gcc-compiled version is smaller on disk, uses less memory, runs
faster, and compiles faster. The differences run as much as 50%.

Why would anyone pay for an inferior compiler when the better one is free?
I switched to gcc many years ago.


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