[fpc-devel] Does FPC optimize unused parameters ?
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Aug 8 16:37:01 CEST 2012
Martin wrote on Wed, 08 Aug 2012:
> Out of curiosity. Is there an optimization like this
[removing calculation/load of unused parameters]
> (or is it possible?
After the body of the called routine has been parsed, it would be
possible in theory (with indeed all the caveats the compiler would
have to take care of such as side effects -- note that these may
include non-obvious side-effects, such as potential overflow
exceptions and invalid pointer accesses).
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