[fpc-devel] Re: Compiler bottlenecks
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Thu Jul 15 13:28:30 CEST 2010
In our previous episode, Michael Schnell said:
> With small blocks there is no concurrency (as in case of conflict, the
> second thread will use medium.
I'm no memory manager expert, but reading this raises some question:
How is this conflict detected? If this is a kind of lock, (that needs to be
SMP safe I guess) the FPC manager can probably skip that in most small
allocations, and only has to do this if it really touches global structures?
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