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Re: Faster compilation speed
All of these attempts of taking care of "low hanging fruit"
are great. But these efforts should not make us ignore the
real problems GCC has.
For example, I'm convinced that teaching all the RTL code "how to
count" and thus obviating garbage collection all together, would be
the biggest win ever. (I'm saying RTL should have reference counts,
if someone didn't catch what I meant)
Someone, I think Stan Shebs, mentioned pointer chasing,
and that's another great area of exploration.
The problem is that most people don't want to, or has the time to, sit
down and do such far reaching changes necessary to fix these toplevel
This is exactly what makes things such as a "flag_go_fast" option so