[fpc-devel] Question on updating FPC packages
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Tue Oct 29 20:21:04 CET 2019
On Tue, 29 Oct 2019, Ben Grasset wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 27, 2019 at 5:27 AM Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>
>> Saying that the code is 'almost unusably slow' is the kind of statement
>> that does
>> not help. I use the code almost daily in production, no complaints about
>> performance, so clearly it is usable.
>> Instead, demonstrate your claim with facts, for example by creating a
>> patch that
>> demonstrably increases performance.
> I was perhaps slightly exaggerating there. I use it as well in real life,
> but in many cases have found myself altering the sources to perform more
> optimally (some of which I could submit as patches, I suppose.
As said, I rarely refuse patches for optimization for code I maintain,
exactly because I know I pay little attention to it.
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