[Mono-list] Large (!) methods?

Paolo Molaro lupus@ximian.com
Fri, 6 Jun 2003 12:27:31 +0200

On 06/06/03 Tony Garnock-Jones wrote:
> >Currently when -O=all is used, some methods
> >may take a long time to compile, but by default it should be quite fast.
> It took more than five minutes on my Celeron 800 (384MB RAM). I wasn't 

Ugh, it must have hit some pretty pathological case.

> paying attention to the exact timings when I tried it, but if you like 
> I'll try running it again and collect a bit more data...? It did finish, 
> though, eventually running through the code and exiting normally.

Please send me the program so I can investigate where it's spending all
that time, five minutes is definitely too much to jit a method, even if
it's big (on your machine I would expect it to take less than 1 second).


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