[MUD-Dev] Naming and Directories?

Jo Dillon emily at thelonious.new.ox.ac.uk
Wed Mar 17 10:18:12 New Zealand Daylight Time 1999


Chris Gray (cg at ami-cg.GraySage.Edmonton.AB.CA) spake thusly:
> [Mark Gritter:]
> 
>  >Hmm... this seems unnecessary.  Wouldn't strcmp() quit as soon as there
>  >was a difference in the strings anyway?  You'd only be saving the
>  >function call overhead, which could be eliminated by inlining.
> 
> Most compiler systems can only inline functions that they have the
> source to. So, that would work if you wrote your own strcmp(), but not
> with the (possibly highly optimized) system one. I've used the trick

  If it's that optimised might it not be defined in the header file,
giving the compiler the source? I mean, if I was writing a highly
optimised strcmp I wouldn't overlook the overhead involved in a function
call...

--
	Jo





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