Re: [PATCH GIT 0.6] make use of register variables & size_t
From: Matthias-Christian Ott
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 07:58:14 EST
Rene Rebe wrote:
Hi,But if you use only /* */ comments and there's a // comment it looks
Matthias-Christian Ott wrote:
The "git" didn't try store small variables, which aren't referenced,
in the processor registers. It also didn't use the size_t type. I
corrected a C++ style comment too.
Well, modern compilers take register as a non-binding hint. Your
register storage specification for those loop counters will not make any
change. You have not looked into the resulting binary?
Also // is valid C99 ...
I've disassembled the code and it for me (I'm not a professional
assembler coder) it looks like it's stored in a register because the ebp
offsets are smaller and the gcc (4.0) wouldn't cause an error if you
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