[squeak-dev] Profiling in 4.1 (was: MessageTally problems)
asqueaker at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 19:39:25 UTC 2010
Thanks for your help. Is it theoretically possible for the VM to be
told by the image, just before a profile starts, "turn on the
timer-checking" and then, after the profile, don't?
Profiling is such an important tool for performance. Is there any way
we can both have and eat cake?
On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 4/23/2010 7:52 AM, Brent Pinkney wrote:
>> Any ideas on why the primitive clock-check was removed from the VM ?
> Performance. It somewhat slowed primitive dispatch since a timer check had
> to be done for each primitive.
> - Andreas
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