[fpc-devel] Forwarded message about FPC statusy

Martin Schreiber mse00000 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 26 13:17:02 CET 2012

On Wednesday 26 December 2012 12:41:42 Sven Barth wrote:
> On 26.12.2012 05:42, Martin Schreiber wrote:
> >> Another thing would be an
> >> fpc compiler daemon which stays in memory between compilations and keeps
> >> also ppus loaded.
> >
> > AFAIK  Delphi 7 does not need such an approach so I hope there is room
> > for optimizations in FPC.
> Did you even read what we wrote? The mere fact that FPC's backend is
> more seperated from it's frontend than Delphi's was till XE2 is very
> likely one of the biggest performance problems FPC has. And this must be
> compensated in unusal ways like Florian described. Otherwise you'd need
> to go back to the way that pre-1.9 FPC worked and I don't think anyone
> of the FPC devs wants that. You'd basically need to rewrite the complete
> compiler as it is currently geared towards that seperation.
Sven, no offending meant, but I know how the FPC RTL, FCL and compiler is 
programmed. There *is* room for improvement. ;-)


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