In article <>,
David Laight  <> wrote:
>On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 05:58:06PM -0500, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> Modified Files:
>>      xsrc/external/mit/MesaLib/dist/src/mesa/main: format_utils.c
>> Log Message:
>> The macros in this file generate a gigantic function that takes a long time
>> to compile and a ton of memory. Split it per datatype so that each is 1/8th
>> the size. On my 48GB amd64 box this results in 3x speedup.
>What happens at run time ?
>Sounds like somethink that is being inlined so much that it
>will displace everything from the cache and run slowly because
>it is always waiting for instruction fetches.

I agree, but fixing this problem requires a complete rewrite. I was just
trying to fix the build :-)


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