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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-03 00:55:05

Brian Braatz wrote:

> The review is interesting, but of most relevant interest to boosters
> would be the following:
> "The C++ compiler is now faster, particularly on code heavy with
> templates; the Standard C++ library has improved stream and strings
> classes, and it includes preliminary new classes from the recent C++
> Technical Report 1 (an update to Standard C++)."
> The review is interesting. For those who don't wish to read through it,
> basically 4.0 is more of an incremental version, no real performance
> leaps in compilation or performance.

The time to compile KDE is reported to decrease by half, in debug settings:

which I find rather nice.
On the downside, there's some bug that makes the resulting binaries broken,
but probably that will be fixed relatively soon.

- Volodya

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