[Mono-dev] Patch for IPAddress.cs

Gareth Pearce tilps.kilm at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 04:09:48 EDT 2007

Alan McGovern wrote:
> I was messing around with the BitArray class (patch to follow) when i 
> realised that it might be faster to use unsafe code to swap the bytes. 
> So i did a test or two and it turns out that for longs it's faster to 
> use unsafe code and copy bytes around.
> This makes SwapLong ~20% faster (0.2x faster).
> Is it ok to commit?
> Alan.
Just wondering, if this is 20% faster for longs, but not worthwhile for 
ints (I assume), is it only because you are using a 32bit targeted mono 
and not a 64bit targeted mono?


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