Why people dislike global variables so much while I find them so convenient?
Ola Fosheim Grøstad
ola.fosheim.grostad at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 09:04:27 UTC 2022
On Wednesday, 26 January 2022 at 08:49:02 UTC, bauss wrote:
> I think it's especially important for compilers to not use
> global state because you want to be able to localize every
> single issue right away to a specific unit in the compiler.
I would think that you sometimes can gain a bit of performance by
making the symbol table global (as you don't have to rebuild it
for every source file), but it can become rather large so there
is a trade-off.
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