[Mono-dev] [PATCH] Speed up ByteEncoding.GetString()

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Tue Jun 13 21:47:27 EDT 2006

> I committed the patch. Note according to my test result this implementation
> is about three times faster than the previous one so I consider it to be
> obvious improvement. Of course this only affects ByteEncoding.GetString()
> but other encodings were not using StringBuilder so they are faster altough
> they could be improved using unsafe code but that requires some
> infrastructural changes in I18N.

No, you didn't post anything about the perf. result *after* the
change to remove improper reflection stuff.

> For the referenced bug:
> When calling for example MethodInfo.Invoke or Delegate.CreateDelegate 
> without ReflectionPermissionFlag.MemberAccess permission 
> MethodAccessException has to be thrown. But I don't think that this is a 
> mysterious bug. This behaviour is documented on MSDN and if you search 
> for MethodAccessException you will find the methods that throw 
> MethodAccessException with the description when they trow it.

Well, I know. Otherwise it is too weird that I mentioned that
bug here.

Atsushi Eno

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