[Ecls-list] More on special variables and multithreading

Samium Gromoff _deepfire at feelingofgreen.ru
Sun Jan 24 19:30:48 UTC 2010

From: Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll <juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com>
> On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 5:13 PM, Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll <
> juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Inlining C code is not easy, but it is somehow working right now. The
>> things are getting hairy enough that I had to ditch macros in favor of
>> "static inline" C functions. This means the code may be faster or slower
>> depending on what your compiler supports. However I am pretty confident that
>> all GCC variants, MSVC and Sun's compiler do support "inline" in one form or
>> another.
> The code is now in CVS. It should be tested tonight. Next thing should be
> finding out the keywords for "inline" in other compilers so that all
> platforms benefit from this and we can use this now portable feature (part
> of C99) to speed up other parts of ECL.

What about that expensive per-function environment access call, is it
possible to eliminate it in the inlined calls, so that the value
obtained by the caller is used?

  Samium Gromoff
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