[Python-Dev] Problems with the new unicodectype.c

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Thu, 6 Jul 2000 16:11:38 +0200

I wrote:
> both modules can be squeezed down to almost nothing.
> it just takes a little work.
> fwiw, Tcl's version of the unicodectype file is about 30k,
> and compiles to an 8k large object file on my win95 box.

Just noticed that _sre.c takes ages to compile on my linux
box, and comes out as a 450k object module.

it's under 30k on Windows.

Methinks gcc expands recursive inlined functions a bit more
than visual C.  I'll try do get it down under 100k before the
final release...