Author: Petr Pisar Date: To: pcre-dev Subject: Re: [pcre-dev] Is compiling 10.35 PCRE2 with -Ofast safe?
On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 03:12:13AM -0400, Avery Tarasov wrote: > I'm looking to optimize PCRE2 10.35 for speed as much as possible on my GCC
> 10.2/MingW setup. I know the default PCRE2 flag uses O2, and I have used
> Ofast before without issue, but I don't know how safe it really is. I
> searched Google and couldn't find and documentation about the
> safety/feasibility of alternative optimization levels with PCRE2. Is Ofast
> completely safe? If not, what about O3? If either are not safe what are
> the specific risks/etc?
> Thanks so much for any feedback / suggestions!!
> I think you should rather ask GCC developers, since your question is not
specific to PCRE2. For the beginning, find out the options in GCC manual page.
There is a short description.
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