Re: Processor Time

From: Leeman Strout (
Date: 07/12/96

On Fri, 12 Jul 1996, Brian Christopher Guilbault wrote:

> Hiyaz-
> This question kind of goes out to you CS students or those who know a bit 
> about theory I guess. I was wondering which is more processor efficient, 
> a nested "if" or a single if composed of multiple checks. For example:

Honestly, with gnu c you shouldn't see any difference.  It's good enough 
to optimize either case into an almost identical piece of machine code.
I would hope it's true with any commercial compiler as well.


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