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gcc 8 for mingw?

Post by Dann Corbit » Sat May 19, 2018 6:20 am

Anyone know of a working gcc 8.x for mingw on Windows platforms?
I am still in the stone age with 7.3.0-2
Might be a limitation of MSYS2
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Re: gcc 8 for mingw?

Post by AndrewGrant » Sat May 19, 2018 7:23 pm

Not what you are looking for but here is my experience with Linux ...

I've been getting slower binaries with gcc5, gcc6, and gcc7, both PGO and non-PGO compare to gcc4.8

gcc8 is the first to produce an actual speedup over gcc4.8. Additionally, one of my machines builds
a 10% faster binary using the PGO. The other a 5% slower one. YMMV.

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Re: gcc 8 for mingw?

Post by hgm » Sun May 20, 2018 7:56 am

Ummm... I am still using gcc 3.4.4 under Cygwin.

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Re: gcc 8 for mingw?

Post by David Carteau » Mon May 28, 2018 4:41 am

Hello Dann, mingw64 8.1 is out since a few days :
https://sourceforge.net/projects/mingw- ... posix/seh/

Unfortunately, as far as Orion is concerned, I didn’t notice any speed improvement over 7.3...!

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