[fpc-pascal] Compilation speed on Apple M1

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 13:05:46 CET 2020

On Sat, 21 Nov 2020 at 17:33, Florian Klämpfl via fpc-pascal
<fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org> wrote:
> L1 cache is typically only a few ten kB, L2 several hundred kB, L3
> several MB.

Some real-world comparisons in human units:



If fetching the next instruction from the next location in L1 cache
took 1 second, getting it from main memory would take over a minute
and a half. Getting it from an SSD, a weekend. Getting it from a hard
disk, about 4 months.

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