From: Jos Hickson (jos.hickson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-11 07:32:30
> > One thing I was wonder was why -O3 is the default as that is usually
> > considered a bit risky?
> Is it? I'm not aware of that.
To quote from the Gentoo Linux "Safe CFLAGS" page
(http://gentoo-wiki.com/Safe_Cflags) as an example:
Note that -O2 is regarded as safer than "-O3", and "-O3" can often be
a counter-productive attempt at optimization.
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