[fpc-devel] Optimizing unused return values of inline functions

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Aug 21 13:22:09 CEST 2017

On Mon, 21 Aug 2017, Benito van der Zander wrote:

> Hi,
>> This pattern is not inherently efficient. Why should it be ? 
> It is not efficient, because of the pointless instruction!

I am not speaking of the current FPC implementation. It may well be that the
code is not most optimal.

I am asking, why do you think *this pattern* (of always returning self) should be inherently more efficient ?


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