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Re: speed of octave symbol table code

From: David Bateman
Subject: Re: speed of octave symbol table code
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 16:27:22 +0200
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John W. Eaton wrote:
> On 23-Oct-2007, David Bateman wrote:
> | It really depends on the real life code and the number of symbol table
> | lookups per function, and as you say how many symbols per function. What
> | is the average number of symbols per function with your code for "make
> | check".
> The numbers are not necessarily unique for each function because
> different paths through the code may result in different numbers of
> symbols being stored in the table and distribution of chains.  In any
> case, the average for unique calls is around 38 symbols, but if we
> weight the average by the number of calls made for a given number of
> symbols/distribution of chains, the average drops to around 17.  So
> there are many calls to functions with just a few symbols.  So maybe
> we could at least cut the table size down to 64.
> jwe
That will already help significantly..


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