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Annual Report: The Document Foundation in 2020

In 2020 we had with elections for the foundation’s Membership Committee, along with regular Advisory Board calls, and support for other projects and activities (This is part of The Document Foundation’s Annual Report for 2020 – the full version will be posted here on the blog soon.) Election of new Membership Committee (MC) Members – […]

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Annual Report 2020: TDF and the Pandemic

2020 was a year to remember, because of LibreOffice’s 10th anniversary and the COVID-19 pandemic, which impacted our lives, hindered travel and canceled community meetings (This is part of The Document Foundation’s Annual Report for 2020 – the full version will be posted here on the blog soon.) On March 11, 2020, when the World […]

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Annual Report: The Document Foundation in 2020

In 2020 we had with elections for the foundation’s Membership Committee, along with regular Advisory Board calls, and support for other projects and activities (This is part of The Document Foundation’s Annual Report for 2020 – the full version will be posted here on the blog soon.) Election of new Membership Committee (MC) Members – […]

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The effect of CPU, link-time (LTO) and profile-guided (PGO) optimizations on the compiler itself

 In other words, how much faster will a compiler be after it's been built with various optimizations?

Given the recent Clang12 release, I've decided to update my local build of Clang11 that I've been using for building LibreOffice. I switched to using my own Clang build instead of openSUSE packages somewhen in the past because it was faster. I've meanwhile forgot how much faster :), and openSUSE packages now build with LTO, so I've built Clang12 in several different ways to test th[…]

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