Issue #17135 has been updated by mrkn (Kenta Murata).


`INT2FIX(sizeof(long)` is a constant expression because `INT2FIX` is a constant inline function that only does some arithmetic operations. So, I guess you don't need to keep that value in `rb_cInteger_fix_size` global variable.

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Feature #17135: Improve performance of Integer#size method
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/17135#change-87857

* Author: S_H_ (Shun Hiraoka)
* Status: Assigned
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: ko1 (Koichi Sasada)
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`Integer#size` seems to show improved performance when written in ruby.

benchmark:

```yml
prelude: |
  n = 42
benchmark:
  size: |
    n.size
loop_count: 20000000
```

result:

```bash
sh@MyComputer:~/rubydev/build$ make benchmark/integer_size.yml -e COMPARE_RUBY=~/.rbenv/shims/ruby -e BENCH_RUBY=../install/bin/ruby
# Iteration per second (i/s)

|      |compare-ruby|built-ruby|
|:-----|-----------:|---------:|
|size  |     65.749M|   87.117M|
|      |           -|     1.33x|
```

`COMPARE_RUBY` is `ruby 2.8.0dev (2020-08-28T10:47:29Z master 7e1fddba4a) [x86_64-linux]`. `BENCH_RUBY` is patched.


pull request:
https://github.com/ruby/ruby/pull/3476



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