[fpc-pascal] another fpc RAD: MSEide

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Apr 19 11:45:13 CEST 2006

On Wed, 19 Apr 2006, Matt Emson wrote:

>> Smaller than FPC ? That shouldn't differ too much, I think.
> Delphi's optimizer is superior to FPC currently. Delphi has another 10 - 15
> years and paid developers on top of FPC, so this can be expected, I guess.
> And the compiler is just sooo fast.

The FPC _compiler_ is just as fast.

The linking stage is the problem; It's currently being worked on.

You could make the FPC compiler even faster by not letting it release
memory, as delphi does... Just compile & debug several times in Delphi:
Memory usage goes up with each compile...


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