[Vm-dev] benchmarking and recent results

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at gmail.com
Sat Oct 5 20:49:08 UTC 2013

> Sure, but that is the whole problem :). The current sources generated by the Pharo setup has a range of switches that makes it compile fine with clang, specifically made for clang. (on OSX)
> Now... if I throw in gcc 4.8.1 or 4.9, it produces a VM that bombs when I run it. I suspect it is because the specific combo of switches that makes clang dance (and Esteban reportedly did a lot of test-and-try to find that specific combo) also makes GCC produce bad VMs.
> Granted, it could be some other reason. :)
> But it would be nice to keep both sets of "working switches" in the code, instead of just a single set.

Yes if you have some time it would be good to add that to the CMake generator. 
And yes esteban spent times to find a way that we get a VM with the latest compiler on mac to avoid to get stuck in the future
and be force to install an old version of GCC

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