Re: Time to rewrite dpkg
On Thu, May 20, 1999 at 03:07:03PM +0200, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> I also heard that templates bloat the code
Depends on how you use them. Templates work by duplicating code.
> what size are your executable compared to equivalent C stuff,
Equivalent C code? For every template in C++ the equivalent code
parametrised with macro expanion? About the same.
> what speed do you loose by using C++ templates.
Runtime speed? None. Templates are optimised for speed. In fact, one
of the design goals of C++ is that all features must be implementable
affordably (from a systems programming point of view).
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