[fpc-devel] Pointer cache for fast class/pointer access.

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sat Jan 21 14:25:31 CET 2012

On 20.01.2012 11:18, Skybuck Flying wrote:
> Finally if you do believe prefetching is a good alternative to a pointer
> cache or simply want to try out the effect of prefetching class pointers
> then I challenge you to implement it in a experimental branch of the
> free pascal compiler, so the prefetch idea can be tried out and tested !

Why don't you try yourself whether it has a positive effect? "prefetch" 
is already part of FPC's RTL since quite some time: 


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