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

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Oct 25 14:55:39 CEST 2018

On Thu, 25 Oct 2018, Sven Barth via fpc-devel wrote:

>> Personally I am also in favour of a more open technique instead of a
>> technique which is proprietary to a platform, and in this sense I
>> understand
>> and endorse your point of view, but beggars can't be choosers.
>> There is no problem to have both techniques available. As I wrote, the SEH
>> is the fastest path.
> I have my doubts especially as the rtlunwind stuff of Kylix only works on
> i386. The SEH mechanism between i386 and all other Windows platforms
> differs significantly and I doubt that Simon only wants i386 to benefit.

If 'SEH is the fastest path.' is not correct, then all the more reason to use DWARF...


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