[fpc-devel] Messages overhead
DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Thu Jul 15 03:35:14 CEST 2010
Daniël Mantione schrieb:
>> IMO compiler messages slow down compilation a lot.
> How do you know this, did you benchmark or is it just your opinion?
Common knowledge, proved by experience.
> Sounds reasonable to me, but wether it will speed up compilation is
> another question. Anyway, simply write a patch,
It's not a matter of an "simple" patch :-(
The message ID has to be re-encoded in a way, that allows to determine
e.g. the message level immediately. All this currently is done only
after text substitution, by inspection of the returned string.
> could be a nice
> excercise to get started with compiler development.
How is message encoding and composition related to compiler development?
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