[fpc-devel] New less verbose compilation of trunk
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Mar 7 14:35:05 CET 2012
On 07 Mar 2012, at 14:24, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> Compiling C typically starts many times the compiler. Each time the
> OS has
> to load the compiler, resolve the symbols, load all needed header
> translate them, ... This is a waste of resources. Of course you can
> do this
> waste easily in parallel.
If you want to optimize for speed on large parallel systems, starting
from a fast sequential algorithm is usually the worst approach you can
take. Optimizing for parallelism requires a completely different way
of thinking, and indeed often includes approaches that would seem
wasteful in a purely sequential environment.
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