Looked around on Dejanews and couldn't find anything about this...
We've been having problems with the abysmal slowness of the Sun compilers.
C in 4.2 and 5.0 isn't bad but C++ is slow enough that it makes Solaris
development extraordinarily painful in comparison to NT, on which M$'
compilers go quite a but faster. Now, having demoed the new Workshop 6 (err
I mean Forte 6) compiler, the situation is looking even more grim. Building
2 fairly straight forward C modules in debug mode:
WS5 3.6s 1m26s
WS6 7.6s 2m30s
WS5 5.3s 2m6s
WS6 11s 4m2s
Now, I can understand optimized compilation getting much slower, but
*debug*??? We're very keen to move to Workshop 6 because we've found
Workshop 5's de* to be extremely unstable, and the Workshop 6 debugging
interface is much nicer than 5's, but this continued slowdown isn't
encouraging us. Does this match other people's experiences? Any hints on
speeding up the process?
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