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Re: [PATCH 05/12] http: simplify parsing of remote objects/info/packs




Am 05.04.2019 um 20:11 schrieb Jeff King:
> On Fri, Apr 05, 2019 at 12:41:27PM +0200, René Scharfe wrote:
>> Parsing "P" and "pack-" together crosses logical token boundaries,
>> but that I don't mind it here.
>
> Yeah, I was tempted to write:
>
>   if (skip_prefix(data, "P ", &data) &&
>       skip_prefix(data, "pack-", &data) &&
>       ...
>
> but that felt a little silly. I dunno. I guess it is probably not any
> less efficient, because we'd expect skip_prefix() and its loop to get
> inlined here anyway.

Didn't think of inlining.  Clang unrolls the whole comparison (except on
powerpc64), but the other compilers available at the Compiler Explorer
website keep the consecutive calls separate: https://godbolt.org/z/7eTarV

René