[fpc-devel] Blackfin support

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Tue Jul 13 10:38:48 CEST 2010

Marco van de Voort schrieb:
> In our previous episode, Hans-Peter Diettrich said:
>>> For me, a much higher priority when doing rewrites might be
>>> multithreading nf the compiler itself.
>> That's questionable, depending on the real bottlenecks in compiler 
>> operation. I suspect that disk I/O is the narrowest bottleneck, that can 
>> not be widened by parallel processing.
> No that has to be solved by a bigger granularity (compiling more units in
> one go).  That avoids ppu reloading and limits directory searching (there is
> a cache iirc) freeing up more bandwidth for source loading.
> Not only compiling goes in paralel, I assume one could also load a ppu in
> parallel? 

With compiling I meant all tasks the compiler does, even assemling and

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