[m-dev.] where the .NET compiler is slow

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Thu Feb 27 09:06:30 AEDT 2003

On 26-Feb-2003, Peter Ross <pro at missioncriticalit.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 03:20:19PM +0100, Peter Ross wrote:
> > The significantly slow area is dead predicate elimination (phase 02b).
> > In particular the deletion of all the pred_infos from the
> > predicate_table.  I am currently about to test a change where rather
> > than deleting everything from the table we build a new table from
> > scratch.
> Using the suggestion the code runs about twice as fast.  The diff is on
> the way.

Well, for `mmc --intermodule-optimization -C hello.m' I would certainly
expect that change to speed it up.  But that's a somewhat skewed benchmark.
Does it improve performance on larger benchmarks, compiled without

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