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Re: Fewer mallocs is better, episode #47

From: Daniel Stenberg via curl-library <>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 10:27:10 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 27 Jan 2022, Gavin Henry wrote:

> I remember in the OpenLDAP project when they removed/reduced the amount of
> times sizeofs that were used for performance gains.

When is sizeof ever a slow operation?

As we're only using C89, our sizeof uses are only ever for types/structs, and
I can't see how those are not just converted to a constant at compile-time by
the compiler.

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Received on 2022-01-27