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Re: [C++ PATCH] Optimize __static_initialization_and_destruction_*
On 14-May-2001, Mark Mitchell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> It's true that the code stinks, but it doesn't matter much -- nobody's
> inner loop is static initialization.
That's not necessarily true.
Optimizing program startup overhead is important.
Sometimes the inner loop is a script which repeatedly invokes a complicated
program to do a simple thing, in which case almost all of the time
is spent in process invocation and program startup costs.
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