From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-18 11:55:04
"Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:
> Alexander Terekhov wrote:
>> Peter Dimov wrote:
>>> Local static objects can be made safe by the compiler. The new cxx64
>>> API requires it.
>> Too bad that new cxx64 ABI couldn't mandate a standard #pragma (or
>> something like that) to turn it on/off ("you should not pay for what
>> you don't use" motto, you know).
> I actually think that not offering a way to turn it off is somewhat better,
> long term. Without an option to turn it off, compiler writers are forced to
> optimize local statics (using DCSI-MBR/DCCI/whatever).
Any compiler writer is free to offer a way to turn it off as an
extension. They're also free to not use those optimizations.
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