On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 07:34, Florian Gross wrote:
> ts wrote:
> 
> >>>>>>"M" == Markus  <markus / reality.com> writes:
> > M>      I have a patch (attached).  It removes the 8k line limit on error
> > M> tracking but increases the size of the RNODE to 36 bytes (if I calculate
> > M> correctly) from the easier to align 32 bytes. 
> > 
> >  The game is to not change the size of R struct
> 
> What about using the first 4 bytes of nd_file for storing the line 
> number? Would this indirection be too slow?


     The problem is that that would require replicating the filename for
each line, approximately doubling the memory footprint.  But see my
discussion at the end of my previous post for a hybrid solution that I
think would work.

     -- Markus