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From Brian Pane <bp...@pacbell.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] performance fixes for number formatting
Date Wed, 18 Jul 2001 03:14:58 GMT
dean gaudet wrote:

>you might want to disassemble the functions in gdb (or using objdump) to
>make sure that gcc emits a single division instruction for the "x / 10",
>"x % 10" expressions -- i forget the cases where it can and can't do this.
>the low level div instruction is a two result opcode, quotient and
>remainder.  if it isn't doing it, then figure out how to make it do that
>and you'll see even more improvement :)
>
I see one just idivl call in the output of gcc on x86.  I assume
that means it has done the optimization, right?

--Brian



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