[fpc-devel] The 15k bounty: Optimizing executable speed for Linux x86 / LLVM

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Wed Nov 14 15:24:59 CET 2018

Am Mi., 14. Nov. 2018, 14:46 hat Simon Kissel <
simon.kissel at nerdherrschaft.com> geschrieben:

> Hi Florian,
> you are a hero. In a very artificial benchmark which just consists
> of threads and exception handlers, a 32 bit Linux executable now
> is *twice as fast*!

Up to now only thread variables are improved, the exception handling not

> In a real-life scenario we are "only" seeing an improvement of about
> 10%. But really, this is huge progress. I think everyone will
> benefit from these improvements.
> We have not yet tested this on ARM (does it work on ARM?).

Currently it's i386-linux only.

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