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

#5 Re: Faster

by schapel

Friday June 13th, 2003 6:51 AM

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Just wait until they switch from -O to -O2 optimization <> move to gcc 3.3 <> and optimize for Pentium Pro or Pentium 2 <http://forums.mozillazine…=13331&highlight=PPro> Those changes should make Mozilla on Linux about as fast as on Windows.