[fpc-devel] Messages overhead

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Thu Jul 15 15:43:51 CEST 2010

Sergei Gorelkin schrieb:

> I had benchmarked that, and submitted some patching some (already long) 
> time ago. Those patches inserted calls to CheckVerbosity before blocks 
> of messages of rarely used verbosity, like V_Tried.

But the patches have been rejected? For what reason?

> This way it was possible to get rid of majority of rarely seen messages, 
> while struggling with more common verbosities seems impractical (those 
> are few anyway).

That's just what I also had in mind.

> Message processing indeed includes some overhead, but this is not #1 
> bottleneck to worry about. Maybe #10 or so. Most processing is done in 
> shortstrings, which is fast.

Perhaps I'm too much concentrated on an general parser. In an compiler 
(and for OPL) the parser overhead may be not so high.


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