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Re: A sick idea - mmapped file output


>>>>> "Zack" == Zack Weinberg <zackw@Stanford.EDU> writes:
 
    Zack> It's conceivable that the mmap trick could benefit the
    Zack> output end of the compiler itself, or of the assembler,
    Zack> especially when emitting megabytes of debug information.
    Zack> I'd want to see an actual trace where it was significant
    Zack> before I did that, though.

Good point!  Oh, but we are someday going to do the fabulous
direct-to-object-code back-end ... :-)

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