[fpc-devel] Blackfin support

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Wed Jul 14 14:08:40 CEST 2010

Michael Schnell schrieb:

>> One of these issues are memory mapped files, that can speed up file 
>> access a lot (I've been told), perhaps because it maps directly to the 
>> system file cache?
> AFAIK File Mapping is used a lot and very successfully with Linux, but 
> it _is_ available with NTFS.

I've heard it the opposite way, that it has become available for 
*certain* Linux distros as well ;-)

And Delphi (Windows!) users reported noticeable performance boosts 
(factor 3+), even if nobody ever came up with non-trivial example code, 
including fallbacks for restricted (32 bit) address space.


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