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    SubjectRe: Kernel 2.6 size increase - get_current()?
    Hollis Blanchard <> writes:
    > Inlines don't always help performance (depending on cache sizes, branch
    > penalties, frequency of code access...), but they do always increase
    > code size.

    Um, inlining can often _decrease_ code size because it gives the
    compiler substantial new opportunities for optimization (the function
    body is no longer opaque, so the compiler has a lot more info, and any
    optimizations done on the inlined body can be context-specific).

    Is it true that nothing can be known? If so how do we know this? -Woody Allen
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