[pacman-dev] [PATCH] Optimize string comparison on 1 character compare

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue Nov 27 13:06:18 EST 2007

On Nov 27, 2007 2:03 AM, Xavier <shiningxc at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 12:07:37AM -0600, Dan McGee wrote:
> > No need to do strcmp when we can check for direct equality, but is it worth
> > the optimization?
> >
> I'm not sure. What does strcmp do anyway when one of its argument is only 1
> char? Does it still read the other arg totally?
> Well, there is still the function call that is saved, but I couldn't measure
> any difference.

Heh- this will blow up on any file that starts with ".", so ignore my
useless spam here.


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