[Libreoffice] semantics of ScBaseCell* lclCloneCell

Eike Rathke erack at redhat.com
Fri Oct 28 07:09:51 PDT 2011


On Friday, 2011-10-28 08:49:07 +0200, Stephan Bergmann wrote:

> >Huh. Then why use a switch? Why not use an if-else set of clauses? I
> >recognize that this function may be called a lot, but does an if vs
> >switch statement mean /that/ much in terms of performance?
> But (a) a switch looks that much more cleaner than an
> if-else-cascade, and (b) you have the same situation with the
> if-else-cascade anyway, the default switch case corresponding to a
> final else branch there.

(c) a compiler may generate a jump table from switch cases, avoiding the
chained execution of if-elseif-elseif-...


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