All hail the speed demons (O'Reillynet)
Posted Nov 2, 2005 20:04 UTC (Wed) by alq666
Parent article: All hail the speed demons (O'Reillynet)
I must strongly disagree with the comparison of optimization and black-art. This type of mindset is
one of the reasons why a lot of software is really not so good, open-source or closed-source.
Optimization requires rigour, tools and a good deal of analysis before any modification is made to
For instance stripping .comment out of the binaries strikes me as a shot in the dark; I'm not sure
whether mapping an extra 400k in memory is such a huge performance hit...
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