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Date: 2008-10-31 (22:56)
From: Jon Harrop <jonathandeanharrop@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocamlopt performance in 3.11
On Monday 20 October 2008 09:15:28 Alain wrote:
> David Allsopp wrote:
> > OK, so I've tried using the -nodynlink option with all calls to ocamlopt
> > and spotted *no* timing difference. A quick binary comparison of the EXE
> > produced reveals that ocamlopt -nodynlink is making ABSOLUTELY NO
> > difference in the resulting code.
> -nodynlink only makes a difference for the AMD64 backend. It is accepted
> by ocamlopt for all ports in order to simplify Makefiles.

Would be good if all command line options to the compilers (e.g. -ffast-math) 
were accepted by ocamlopt on all ports for the same reason.

Dr Jon Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.