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2014-05-22

2014-05-22 16:49:17 by Per Hedbor <ph@opera.com>

Binary size: push_constant_text -> push_text when not time-critical.

Especially in error handling, and code that does a lot of other string
operations anyway the speed gain is not wort the 100+ bytes code size
of each instance of push_constant_text

This saves about 20K of code size (main pike binary), while not really
changing the speed much.

push_constant_text that seemed to be in at least pseudo-time-critical
code was kept as they were.

On a related note, push_constant_text(":") four times in a row creates
four different string variables, for obvious reasons.

Some of the remaining push_constant_text really should have a
module/file local string variable, even though that is more bothersome
to create.

It might be nice to have this in .cmod files automatically.

89:    if(!CHECK_SECURITY(SECURITY_BIT_CONDITIONAL_IO)) \    Pike_error(name ": Permission denied.\n"); \    \ -  push_constant_text(name); \ -  push_constant_text(access_type); \ +  push_text(name); \ +  push_text(access_type); \    \    for(e=0;e<args;e++) push_svalue(base_sp+e); \    \