Testing a build
John at Mozilla-Enigmail.org
Fri Oct 10 21:53:21 CEST 2008
Andrew Berg wrote:
> Initial testing (I encrypted a few files symmetrically using 3DES) shows
> that Werner's generic build is actually faster. Werner, which version of
> gcc do you use (or do you use something else?)?
> I used gcc 3.4.5 (anything higher for Windows is in alpha or
> experimental AFAIK). Correct me if I'm wrong, but I assume you
> cross-compile and use Linux when building GPG for Windows.
WK has posted several times to the list that the canonical supported build
system for Windows is a Linux-based cross-compile.
From other communication, Werner's configuration is based on Debian.
Most Linux distros are shipping some variant of GCC 4.2.x.
You may wish to compare CFLAGS and LDFLAGS. They're likely to have more
influence than compiler versions. You'll want to start with Werner's settings
and work from there.
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