|C Compiler Metrics email@example.com (Steve Lehto) (1989-09-25)|
|Re: C Compiler Metrics shankar@hpclscu.HP.COM (1989-09-28)|
|Re: C Compiler Metrics firstname.lastname@example.org (1989-09-29)|
|From:||Steve Lehto <email@example.com>|
|Keywords:||c, compiler, metrics|
|Date:||25 Sep 89 22:45:19 GMT|
|Organization:||Quantitative Technology Corp., Beaverton, OR|
As part of an internal project here; I am investigating the importance
of compiler speeds. Specifically, how fast must a compiler compile in
order to be useful? Is there a "limit of pain", below which the tool is
considered to be unuseable? We're most interested in C compilers, but
data about any compiler would be useful. I would like to collect the
responses and complete a chart which looks something like this:
Language Compiler Target Host Speed (lines/min)
-------- -------- ------ ---- ----------
If responses are plentiful and meaningful, I'ld be happy to repost the
results for all to use.
Thanks in advance for any and all help.
steve lehto, QTC
[From Steve Lehto <firstname.lastname@example.org>]
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