Re: What is the future of Compiler technology?

Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr@integrable-solutions.net>
31 Jul 2006 23:34:09 -0400

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From: Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr@integrable-solutions.net>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 31 Jul 2006 23:34:09 -0400
Organization: Integrable Solutions
References: 06-06-044 06-06-055 06-07-023 06-07-031 06-07-109
Keywords: parse, performance

"Paulo Matos" <pocmatos@gmail.com> writes:


| [I don't think I've ever seen an application where the parser took
| enough time to worry about. Lexer performance is much more important
| since the lexer is the only part of the compiler that has to look at
| each character of the input program. -John]


From experience, the performance of the GCC/g++ *parser* had worried
and continue to worry users and corporate that base their system
compilers on it.


--
                                                                                                              Gabriel Dos Reis
                                                                                      gdr@integrable-solutions.net
[Really? The parser, not the lexer? -John]





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