[fpc-pascal] bitmask vs sets. Is there a performance difference?

Graeme Geldenhuys mailinglists at geldenhuys.co.uk
Mon Jan 25 12:35:38 CET 2016


On 2016-01-20 23:11, Sven Barth wrote:
> You cam check this by compiling with -al and comparing the assembler code.

It seems using Sets produce slightly smaller assembler code (2
instructions less) for the example code I posted. Attached is a comparison.

I guess the other benefit is that using Sets is more "pascal like" and
probably easier for more developers to understand.

Regards,
  - Graeme -

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