Re: Overhead of type casting when using GObject system

On Sat, Feb 09, 2013 at 10:53:25AM +0100, Lanoxx wrote:

> So if in C if write this:
> GtkGrid* grid = gtk_grid_new();
> GtkWidget* widget = GTK_WIDGET(grid);
> then this creates more overhead then when in Java I write this:
> JTabel tabel = new JTabel();
> Object object = tabel; // No cast required.

gtk_grid_new() actually returns a GtkWidget*, but otherwise you're

However those cast checks can be disabled at compile time removing the
overhead, so GTK_WIDGET(foo) would be equivalent to (GtkWidget *) foo.


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