[fpc-devel] Little feature teaser
flavio.etrusco at gmail.com
Fri Aug 2 17:50:43 CEST 2013
On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 12:34 PM, Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 02.08.2013 17:01, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
>> On Fri, 02 Aug 2013 13:18:53 +0200
>> Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> What about code size?
> The code size for one unit is the same as if you had (in that example)
> declared a variant of "IsIn" for each "LongInt" and "String". So for each
> "IsIn<T>" specialization with different types new code is generated if it
> does not yet exist in that unit. This means that if you call "IsIn<LongInt>"
> in different units you'll have a "IsIn<LongInt>" implementation in each
> unit. This is the same as for generic types btw.
And the same (problem) in C++. Is there some proposal to mitigate the
code duplication? Or the official position is that if the project is
big enough to suffer from the bloat it should avoid itself the
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