[fpc-devel] (patch) An attempt to improve assignments/function result reuse

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Dec 7 18:02:54 CET 2007

On 07 Dec 2007, at 18:04, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

>> Thanks, I've applied your patch. I'm also testing a patch for the  
>> function
>> result handling (there was another issue: the fact that the fake  
>> "result"
>> variable is actually implemented as an absolute variable referring  
>> to the
>> actual function result, causing an extra absolute type conversion  
>> node to
>> appear around it), which optimizes a lot more in general (in the  
>> compiler it
>> removes a lot of unnecessary shortstring copy operations).
> Does it have a measurable speed impact ?

I don't know. I'm on a network home directory, so there's quite a bit  
of fluctuation.


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