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Re: [rfc] Frame based register cache / frame->unwind
> Performance is hard to quantify(1) but looks positive. Using a native
>> GDB (not typical for me :-) it appears that each frame is ~2% slower to
>> create (``(gdb) up''). Once created, the frame is ~20-25% faster
>> (``(gdb) info registers'').
> You might want to try timing the testsuite with and without this patch
> (using /usr/bin/time et al., to get real/user/sys times) and see what
> changes. It'll probably be negligible, but you never know.
Good point. Negligible. Given the differences were to the order of
~0.01s when native I'm not suprised. Against a remote target is next.