Potential Speedup - gcc-3.2.x compiling large c++ projects

Justin Hibbits jrh29 at po.cwru.edu
Fri Feb 21 16:29:02 PST 2003


On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 09:49:03PM +0000, Ian Molton wrote:
> >  Probably because the instruction set is so
> > clean, and it has just enough registers to get stuff done, not too
> > little, not too many that you lose track of everything.
> 
> No such thing as too many registers... Mmmmm. registers...

True.  What was I thinking?  Oh well, 8 data and 8 address registers are plenty
for most applications.  Perhaps they could give us 64 of each on the next die?
Now THAT'd be great...would you ever have to even touch the stack for creating
variables? :)

-Justin

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