On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 02:07:26AM -0800, Donald Burr wrote: > A question occurred to me today. How much difference does 'gcc -O<x>' > make in the speed of my system? > > I notice some ports that claim to not work properly if compiled with > -O<x> (the one that comes to mind right away is XFree86 4.x, but I've > seen others) and I am thinking of just turning OFF -O<x> option in my > /etc/make.conf. I'm just wondering how much of an impact this will > have on system performance.
I think you're misunderstanding: -O is almost universally fine, it's higher settings (-O2, etc) that are recommended against. Kris
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