[fpc-devel] Maximum symbol length -- answer needed
jonas at freepascal.org
Fri Jun 22 20:42:24 CEST 2018
On 22/06/18 17:19, Blaise at blaise.ru wrote:
> On 15.06.2018 11:54, Blaise wrote:
>> Side question: I see that the define "symansistr" is used for JVM and
>> LLVM. What was the rationale?
The rationale for the above is that they need symbols that are longer
than 255 characters. The reason the rest uses shortstrings is this is
assumed to be faster.
> In case I was not clear enough: when I asked should "those
> concatenations be converted into chains of invocations", I meant "will a
> patch with such fixes be accepted", or is there a recommended solution
> for these bugs?
I would propose to switch all targets to use use ansistrings for symbol
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