Re: RFC, problem with g++4
On 7/29/05, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 20050729T163333+0200, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> > On 7/29/05, Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Florian Weimer <email@example.com> 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.
I thought you meant optimizing code that accesses it for performance.
I don't think the space optimization is important.