[fpc-devel] inline... and philosophy
pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Fri Nov 8 14:14:07 CET 2019
J. Gareth Moreton <gareth at moreton-family.com> schrieb am Fr., 8. Nov. 2019,
> On 08/11/2019 09:49, Sven Barth via fpc-devel wrote:
> > ...
> > The compiler is compiled multiple times anyway when bootstrapping and
> > the need for the scripting there is not only the WPO, but the repeated
> > compilation of RTL and compiler.
> > Also the compiler's infrastructure is currently not geared towards
> > repeated compilations in the same process. Yes, the textmode IDE
> > essentially does that, but all it does is call the compile() function.
> > For WPO that would need to happen *inside* that function.
> > Regards,
> > Sven
> What's stopping that? It seems like a relatively straightforward
> implementation if possibly a little clumsy with the WPO files. Granted,
> something cleaner (e.g. not linking on the first pass) might take a
> minor overhaul.
What's stopping that? Simple: no driving need. It's just work for something
that has essentially no gain.
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