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Re: GCC Status Report (2004-09-13)
On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 23:00, Mark Mitchell wrote:
> 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.
Thanks for the clarifications,