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From Brian Pane <bp...@pacbell.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] performance fixes for number formatting
Date Fri, 20 Jul 2001 02:18:33 GMT
dean gaudet wrote:

>On Tue, 17 Jul 2001, Brian Pane wrote:
>>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?
>yup, rad -- you should also see it use %eax (quotient) and %edx
>(remainder) after the opcode.
Yes indeed, I see it using %eax and %edx afterward.

Is somebody with commit access for httpd-2.0 and APR willing
to do commit the changes into CVS?


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