[fpc-devel] Good timing metric test program?

Marco van de Voort fpc at pascalprogramming.org
Mon Feb 25 19:08:50 CET 2019

Op 2019-02-25 om 14:52 schreef J. Gareth Moreton:
> Given my recent work with the peephole optimizer, one thing that 
> sprung to mind is that I don't have a project that tests for 
> performance gains in a 'real world' program, where little 
> optimisations add up over time.  Given that my x86-64 optimizer 
> overhaul is rather substantial and makes a lot of improvements when it 
> comes to conditional jumps and code efficiency, is there a benchmark 
> that could be used to show the performance improvement compared to the 
> trunk?  There are small ones that test individual components, but 
> nothing substantially large that I'm aware of.

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