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Re: gcc compile-time performance


Robert Dewar wrote:-

> 
> But with all the escaped representations that I am familiar with a dot
> looks like a dot, so looking at the next character in the source buffer
> to see if it is a dot is easily done.

We're supposed to be writing generic, portable code, so I don't think
embedding such knowledge is a good idea.  What about my point about
losing state information?

Neil.


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