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From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g DOT r DOT vansickle AT worldnet DOT att DOT net>
To: <cygwin-apps AT sources DOT redhat DOT com>
Subject: RE: setup w/char* eliminated is big
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2002 01:20:47 -0600
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-apps-owner AT cygwin DOT com
> [mailto:cygwin-apps-owner AT cygwin DOT com]On Behalf Of Pavel Tsekov
> Sent: Friday, February 15, 2002 10:05 AM
>
> Robert Collins wrote:
>
> > Ok,
> >  finally got some breathing time.
> >
> > Setup with char * eliminated is ~350K. Ouch.
> >
> > This is why I've not committed my patch yet (I've been trying to see
> > *where* the extra 100K appeared from).
>
>
> You have four 'inline' - I know they're small in size, but three of them
> are the most commonly used methods (the default and the copy constructor
> and also the 'operator ='). Remove the 'inline' modifier and see if the
> executable gets smaller.
>

Done and done:

CVS + "For the curious" patch + Two subsequent patches from Michael Chase ==
355840 bytes.
Above with all inlines "un-inlined" == 344576 bytes.

So a bit over 11KB saved.  In my judgement that's enough to warrant removing the
inlines; if string-handling speed is a significant factor for setup.exe I'd say
there's something wrong somewhere that no amount of inlines could remedy.

--
Gary R. Van Sickle
Brewer.  Patriot.

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