[fpc-devel] Circular references and forward declarations
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Jan 6 12:56:26 CET 2010
On 06 Jan 2010, at 12:14, Florian Klaempfl wrote:
> Different languages, different habits. I even consider putting every
> class in its own header and implementation file as a bad habit.
> There is
> no reason to do anymore because modern C/C++ compiler can smartlink
> on a
> sub-object level which they could not for years.
Another reason is probably to speed up the compilation:
* (re)compiling huge source files can be slow and/or require lots of
memory, depending on the used compiler (and debug information or
* every separate C/C++ file can be compiled in parallel with all others
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