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[REBOL] Re: Amiga View text rendering (was rebol/view on a 486?)

From: holger:rebol at: 21-Jun-2001 9:23

On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 11:13:20AM +0200, Holzammer, Jean wrote:
> If RT would compile CPU specific executables, view might run a lot > faster , especially on a 060 as it has a different architecture than the > other 68K processors. Modern C-Compilers can optimize (pipeline !) quite > good. Many 68060-optimized programs run 1.5 to 2.0 times faster on a 060 > than a 020 version on the same cpu.
Only for code that uses the FPU a lot, which REBOL usually does not. Other than that there is virtually no difference in optimization goals between 020 and 060. The 060 scheduler in SAS/C makes no measurable difference (in our tests). Pipelining is done automatically by the CPU, not by the C compiler. -- Holger Kruse [holger--rebol--com]