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jim hopper <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 20 Mar 2000 08:53:55 -0700
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The vads compiler is what they were unhappy with it is incredibly
slow.  with gnat its many times faster and parallle makes work fine.


At 8:28 AM -0500 3/20/00, W. Wesley Groleau x4923 wrote:
>  > Ada in the system.  I know as i just finished porting all of it from
>>  rational to gnat. Interesting note, i have listened to them complain
>>  for years about how slow Ada was compared to c/c++ to compile.  well
>>  now they are also porting to the Solaris c++ compiler that's part of
>>  Solaris 7.  interestingly enough the gnat compiler now compiles about
>>  5 times faster than the c++!
>Were they complaining about the speed of Apex or the speed of GNAT?
>Versions of Apex before 3.2 were indeed quite slow.  But that has
>changed.  And of course, GNAT has always been quite fast.  Plus, GNAT.
>unlike most compilers, can compile many files at the same time without
>corrupting some "library."
>Wes Groleau

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