[Xorp-hackers] More ideas for xorp code size improvements.

Ben Greear greearb at candelatech.com
Wed Apr 14 23:48:02 PDT 2010

On 04/14/2010 10:08 PM, saurabh wrote:
> On 04/13/2010 10:53 PM, Ben Greear wrote:
>> The callback logic seems to pass strings by copy instead of
>> by reference.  I think you can gain some improvements in
>> code size, and definitely gain RAM&  performance improvements
>> by changing as many of these as possible to 'const string&'.
>> This might require hacking the logic that generates the XRL
>> code, so it may not be trivial...I haven't looked in any
>> detail yet.
> Thanks Ben, Well I will try to look in to this , I think you are talking
> about perl scripts
> within xrl/scripts directory, [clnt-gen  skel-gen  tgt-gen
> thrift-clnt-gen  thrift-gen  thrift-tgt-gen]
> is it?

I'm not too sure.  It might be that horribly complex template
thing that builds callbacks methods.  If I were to tackle it, I'd
probably change some callback signatures to pass in const string&
and then see what broke and try to work backwards from there...


Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com>
Candela Technologies Inc  http://www.candelatech.com

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