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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Static linking/GCC 4.3.2 on Linux (-fPIC missing?)
From: Anteru (newsgroups_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-09 17:33:36
> On Sunday 08 March 2009 01:47:52 Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> Or are there any negative effects by enabling -fPIC?
>> -fPIC generates slower code. I am not aware of up-to-date data on how much
> However, note that both my library of code and ATLAS are primarily interested
> in floating point computation performance. Different conclusions may be
> reached for other types of computation load though I very much doubt it.
That's because the x64 fPIC is much more sane than the x86 fPIC, see for
your self: http://www.bailopan.net/blog/?p=50. One additional move,
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