[fpc-devel] Patch, font rendering on Arm-Linux devices.

Micha Nelissen micha at neli.hopto.org
Thu Feb 28 09:55:11 CET 2008

Luiz Americo Pereira Camara wrote:
> Why are non packed records faster?
> The difference occurs at memory allocation or at memory access?

In addition to what the others said, think of it like your 32 bit 
processor suddenly being a 8 bit processor: it has to manually load 4 
times 8 bit, arrange them into a 32 bit value, and only then use it. 
With non packed, it can use the value directly.


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