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Subject: Re: extremely long compile time with large number of string literals
From: Artur Czajkowski (atch.cpp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-08-05 12:18:55

@Roman Babinicz
Committee through its decisions made because of its
vanity/arrogance/ignorance, makes C++ a Frankenstein of a language. This
has nothing to do with compiler implementers.

On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 6:08 PM Roman Babinicz via Std-Discussion <
std-discussion_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 09/07/2020 08:22, Artur Czajkowski via Std-Discussion wrote:
> > You (the committee) are destroying the C++ language.
> Your anger is misplaced, it is the developers of compiler who decide how
> efficient and fast the compilation will be.
> There is nothing in the standard that would make it extra hard to write
> a compiler that compiles such code in efficient manner;
> E.g. if standard would require that two string literals share some
> address or otherwise "foo"=="foo" is always true, then it might require
> additional step, that sounds quadratic O(n²) in naive implementation.
> Perhaps there are GCC options related to string compilation, maybe GCC
> tries to optimize identical strings and spends time doing just that or
> something?
> Contact GCC developers, or perhaps use other compiler like clang.
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Best regards
*Artur Czajkowski*

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