[fpc-devel] Comparison FPC 2.2 - Delphi 7

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Fri Jul 6 08:34:59 CEST 2007

Neil Graham schrieb:
> Florian Klaempfl wrote:
>> I profiled it some time ago and the compile time is simple spread over
>> the compiler. Only two procedures consumed a lot of time: fillchar and
>> move. I added the fastmove code at this time because we spend at least
>> some time in move.
> What did you do to profile it?   Is it something that can be easily
> repeated?

Using valgrind/calltree. Easily is relative, it takes some time.

> It would be nice to have an automated profiling system to run regularly
> just to keep tabs on things.
> If a batch profiling job could be done on the compiler with the results
> placed on freepascal.org it may
> prove an incentive for people to participate in speeding things up.

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