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Date: 2009-10-30 (20:30)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: How to read different ints from a Bigarray?
On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 06:07:59PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> I still can reuse a lot of this. Esspecially the syntax extension
> seems like a good idea. Maybe reduced to bytes instead of bits
> though. I don't intend to use such fine grained structures to need bit
> access.

Take a close look at bitstring.  In all the cases where it can
*statically* determine that accesses are on byte or larger boundaries,
it does *not* do any bitfiddling but uses the most efficient, direct C
calls possible.

We really did spend a lot of time optimizing the bitmatch case.


Richard Jones
Red Hat