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Re: RFC, problem with g++4

On 20050729T163333+0200, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> On 7/29/05, Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
> > Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> writes:
> > Doesn't that still make N a real variable in memory and does not get
> > optimized away like enums?
> I think it's (only) required to have an address.
> I don't see why the compiler can't optimize it away (if it's const).

Only if the compiler knows all uses of that constant.   With dynamic
linking, you can't know that very easily.

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho, Debian developer 


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