jcmvbkbc wrote:...and the gcc mentioned is from 2001. Well. It says a lot about VLIW (that lx106 doesn't have) and SIMD (that lx106 doesn't have as well) and TIE instructions (that lx106 doesn't have either). I don't know how efficient xcc is when limited to basic instructions.
OK, a good test will be to compile the IoT Demo and at apps that we have and we will be able to get an idea on at least the generated code size.
As for speed, we can generate common testbenches (for what they are), and see if there is an impact on performance or not.