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Re: ANSI-strict pointer aliasing rules

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Taral <taralx(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: ANSI-strict pointer aliasing rules
Date: 2006-04-27 10:04:19
Message-ID: 44509723.1040504@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Taral wrote:

>>4. Find the option for disabling strict alias and get configure to add
>>that.
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>You'll still lose performance, but the option is "-qalias=noansi".
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Next time we have this discussion I wish someone would actually document 
the performance differences. IIRC most of what I have seen makes it at 
best marginal.

Personally, I think this whole mess results from a bad case of 
committee-itis.

cheers

andrew


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