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Re: [patch] tree-cfg.c: Speed up cleanup_tree_cfg().
firstname.lastname@example.org (Diego Novillo) wrote on 01.10.04 in <email@example.com>:
> On Fri, 2004-10-01 at 20:52, Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> > Andrew MacLeod wrote:
> > > I'm willing to bet there are places where we slow down a release
> > > compiler because we are performing a lot of assertions we thought we
> > > were only doing with ENABLE_CHECKING. I certainly have written some.
> > > bah.
> > In the patches Nathan and I have been doing to convert GCC to gcc_assert,
> > we always checked each and every abort line manually and used our own
> > judgement about what is heavy and what is not. Of course, I can do (and
> > probably have done) mistakes, but stay sure it was not a mechanical
> > change.
> My concern is, actually, new code. I was also under the impression that
> gcc_assert was a nop in released compilers. We should have a bigger
I find this rather astonishing, as I certainly remember it having been
spelled out in detail repeatedly.