[linux-elitists] Nobody's favorite language? C++ and free software

Michael Still mikal@stillhq.com
Tue Mar 25 12:19:38 PST 2003

On Tue, 25 Mar 2003, Don Marti wrote:

> 5. GNU tools are slower at building C++ projects than those in C.

Amen brother! 15,000 lines of C++ on my PIII 600 linux box takes as long
as 1,000,000 lines of C++ on my Win 2k box using Visual Studio 6.

I'm not saying the MS stuff is better, just much faster.



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