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Subject: Re: [boost] BOOST_FORCE_INLINE
From: Phil Endecott (spam_from_boost_dev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-10 05:54:44

Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
> I was trying to optimize some of our performance critical code.
> Step one is to find the bottlenecks with some tool. I used the one that
> comes with visual C++.
> After running this, I had a great overview over which functions took up
> most of the time, and which functions that were called a lot (say, many
> million times). Usually,
> the compiler will not inline a large function because the saved time is
> neglible and more code is generated. However, the compiler can usually
> not know that a large function often returns quickly where large parts
> of the code of the function is only used sometimes.
> Hence I used __force_inline.

Did you also try profile-driven optimisation?

Regards, Phil.

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