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Mon, 23 May 2005
Ian Wienand pointed out that dropping the -O2 from compilation removes the unitialized warnings from GCC, which are useful. Unfortunately a recent Debian upgrade broke my Wesnoth build, so I can't measure the time taken by "-O" instead of "-O2".
And Chris pointed out that gnome terminal is slow with anti-aliased fonts. My tests gave at most a 10 second reduction with no output, but machines and setups vary.
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