Full Article Attached Linux 1.4 Branch Builds Compiled With GCC 3.2.3

Thursday June 12th, 2003

In a newsgroup posting, Asa Dotzler has announced the availability of 1.4 branch builds for Linux compiled with GCC 3.2.3. These new builds need testing to make sure that the change of compiler has not caused any unexpected bugs. The regular Linux 1.4 branch and trunk builds are currently still compiled using GCC 2.95.3. The GCC 3.2.3 builds can be found in the new latest-1.4-gcc323 directory on

#3 Faster

by jrepin <>

Friday June 13th, 2003 4:51 AM

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I tried this on Mandrake 9.1 and it is runing quite a bit faster. So far I haven't run into any problem but I am only using it for a few hours. I hope this becomes the defult compiler as the speedup is very nice.