StringOfChar

This week I found a new interesting piece of code. Someone wanted to initialize a string with a special length of the same char.

Come on guys, this is complete rubbish! In short words, a string is a record that allocs as much memory as the string needs. With this for loop the poor memory manager has to alloc a piece of memory 100 times! As you can image this is not fast and will also turn your memory into small pieces.

A better solution would be to set the length of the string and then to set all chars.

Or simply call the StringOfChar function.

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