This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the GCC project.
Re: Release RTL bodies after compilation (sometimes)
On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 13:03, David Edelsohn wrote:
> >>>>> Mike Stump writes:
> Mike> If performance isn't an issue, then we should remove ggc_free. It it
> Mike> is, we should keep it, at least until such time as another technology
> Mike> is proven to replace the need for it.
> Mike> We should not allow people that don't care about performance to stop
> Mike> those that do, from achieving it.
> Mike, that is fallacious reasoning.
> The discussion is about
> ggc_free, not performance. ggc_free does not automatically equate with
> performance. Linking the two issues and then arguing that people who
> disagree with ggc_free are not interested in performance and are
> inhibiting developers trying to improve performance is inappropriate and
Not only is it unwarranted, the idea that those of us who think
ggc_free is generally bad don't care about performance is totally
wrong. Speaking strictly for myself, performance issues are
my top GCC priority right now.