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marcov

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Re: Future of Lazarus / FreePascal
« Reply #465 on: July 22, 2014, 11:38:28 am »
Work is done on all of them, but except SEH64, none will go off the list with 2.8 I guess.

Anyway, kicking in open doors is easy.  Making the stuff is harder. WAAAYP.
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Re: Future of Lazarus / FreePascal
« Reply #466 on: July 22, 2014, 11:51:03 am »
Eagerly waiting for FPC 2.8 release, hope it releases soon.
Ooops Holiday season is offline now.

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Re: Future of Lazarus / FreePascal
« Reply #467 on: July 22, 2014, 12:54:34 pm »
Eagerly waiting for FPC 2.8 release, hope it releases soon.

Not this year. At best a beta very late this year if the current schedule holds.

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Re: Future of Lazarus / FreePascal
« Reply #468 on: July 22, 2014, 09:11:25 pm »
Well I am using the trunk SVN using fpcup so yes I've seen it. Anyway I am only trying to port my app to linux. But with the missing features seems like that won't happen this year.

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Re: Future of Lazarus / FreePascal
« Reply #469 on: July 23, 2014, 12:39:43 am »
BTW , about the performance , the 2.7.1 from the trunk seems much powerful than the actual 2.6.4 .
i did some benchmarks between the two , i got ~30% boost  from 2.7.1 ... thats very good !.

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Re: Future of Lazarus / FreePascal
« Reply #470 on: July 23, 2014, 11:23:41 am »
Hi

BTW , about the performance , the 2.7.1 from the trunk seems much powerful than the actual 2.6.4 .
i did some benchmarks between the two , i got ~30% boost  from 2.7.1 ... thats very good !.

Do you mean compiling the code faster or executables are running faster ?

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Re: Future of Lazarus / FreePascal
« Reply #471 on: July 23, 2014, 11:26:21 am »
The executables run faster, better optimization. But for x86 I don't think the 30% is an average :-)

Airpas doesn't mention architecture, but 2.7.1 has a lot of ARM work done.

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Re: Future of Lazarus / FreePascal
« Reply #472 on: July 23, 2014, 02:57:38 pm »
i mean the optimizations becomes better  .
marcov : arch is x86 and the benchmark was an intensive floating point calculation .
if my memory serves me , i read in the mailing lists that Floarian has done some changes concerning LEA instruction . so maybe its due to this !! , just thought

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Re: Future of Lazarus / FreePascal
« Reply #473 on: July 23, 2014, 04:59:44 pm »
if you compare the output of `fpc -i` from 2.6.4 and current trunk, you will notice a lot of differences in supported FPU instruction set and supported optimizations parts. If your benchmark program is an intensive floating point calculation, picking up the best supported FPU according to your processor + correct selection of optimizations might lead to a performance boost.

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Re: Future of Lazarus / FreePascal
« Reply #474 on: July 30, 2014, 05:12:35 pm »
After several months again here..

a) why not this rss link http://forum.lazarus.freepascal.org/index.php?action=.xml;type=rss
more than 5 → 51 (what is max), and with more (all) characters included
making digital (browser) dependance or ??

b) http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/freepascal%20or%20lazarus%20or%20pascal
with rss full question 30 posts → http://stackoverflow.com/feeds/tag?tagnames=freepascal+or+lazarus+or+pascal&sort=newest

Only  for respecting this informations http://sourceforge.net/projects/printcrippledbi/
and |Jeremiah 37,10|
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Re: Future of Lazarus / FreePascal
« Reply #475 on: August 29, 2019, 05:36:16 pm »
There's been a sudden increase in the number of new user registrations this month which is
both great to see and a bit puzzling at the same time.
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