cpstrnew branch (was Re: [fpc-devel] Freepascal 2.4.0rc1 released)

Sergei Gorelkin sergei_gorelkin at mail.ru
Wed Nov 11 09:40:31 CET 2009

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> I have not looked at the cpstrnew branch, but what is the 4 bytes used
> for in each string? Couldn't the individual bits in 1 byte value be
> used? That will reduce the extra memory overhead by 75%?
It won't. 4 bytes will be used anyway because of alignment.
On x86_64, it is even 8 bytes.


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