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Re: GCC Status Report (2004-09-13)


On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 23:00, Mark Mitchell wrote:
  The biggest 
> caveat is the one you have been raising recently: that touching pages 
> merely for the purpose of marking memory as free is by no means always a 
> win.  But, if you can make data structures smaller in the first place, 
> and just allocate less along the way, that's going to help.
I expect I'll be looking at allocating fewer objects in the first
place rather than trying to allocate smaller objects.

> So, yes, this is OK -- but please do use your judgement about the 
> prudence of attempting major overhauls.  The smaller the change (whether 
> in terms of lines of code or in terms of conceptual complexity) the 
> better, naturally.
OK.  Understood. 

Thanks for the clarifications,

Jeff


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