Dave Jones wrote:
> During the early development of Powertweak I set the Makefile files to compile
> some routines with -O3 instead of -O2. I then spent hours looking for a bug
> which wasn't there. The optimiser was over-zealous, and removed a pointer
-O3 turns on extra inlining. Inlining can allow the optimisers to do
fuller alias analysis. Type alias analysis breaks things which recast
pointer types such as malloc, memcpy, graphics rendering loops, etc.
(But usually only when they're inlined).
Did you have -fstrict-aliasing turned on (possible by default as it was
with some EGCS & GCC versions)?
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