Speed of get line from field vs. get line from global

Sjoerd Op 't Land sjoerdoptland at s2theatertechniek.nl
Sat Apr 19 06:13:00 CDT 2003


Jim Witte wrote/ schreef:

> Hi,
> 
> Is it quicker to pull a line out of a field, or pull it out of a
> global variable (whose contents are equal to the field)?  On one hand,
> there is possibly an extra layer of indirection, but on the other hand,
> Rev loads entire stacks into memory, so a field might just be just like
> a variable to the engine.
Well, no. A field is much slower to access, especially during a write. You
are right, though, on the indirection, so that is a design question that you
have to answer.

> Jim
Regards, / Groeten,
Sjoerd




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