[Mono-list] cpblk?

Piers Haken piersh@friskit.com
Fri, 24 May 2002 12:50:17 -0700

presumably memmove(3) does this, right?

-----Original Message-----
From: Serge [mailto:serge@wildwestsoftware.com]
Sent: Friday, May 24, 2002 12:16 PM
To: mono-list@ximian.com
Subject: Re: [Mono-list] cpblk?

> Dick convinced me to use memmove which works with overlapping regions.
> (until someone can prove that it is a performance problem).

I think that the point is to use fast block move instructions if
available (say, MOVS on x86),
especially in the cases where size=const.
Hence non-overlapping behaviour in the specs.


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