Unformatted text preview: tuned, whereas the C++ functions in iostream.h are less tuned, and in the 50% slower case not all the internal little helper functions are actually inlined. We will say more about C++ function inlining some other time, but one of the issues with it is trading space for speed, that is, doing a lot of inlining can drive up code size. And 50% may be irrelevant unless I/O is a bottleneck in your program in the first place....
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- Fall '08
- Inline expansion, Inline function, C-style standard I/O, stream I/O approach