Faster memory functions #1727

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bjourne opened this Issue Oct 14, 2016 · 0 comments

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bjourne commented Oct 14, 2016

We are using plain old memset, memcpy and memmove everywhere but we could possibly squeeze out a bunch more performance by using custom functions. For example by taking advantage of that most heap objects are small and when gc:ing the nursery we are always copying objects to higher addresses, but when compacting always to lower addresses.

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