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SubjectRe: [RFC] __initdata strings
Andi Kleen wrote:
>
> There is a more generic way to do this with gcc extensions. Something like
>
> #define __i(x) ({ static char __str[] __initdata = x; __str; })

I can't see any difference with:

#define I_STRING(str) \
({ \
static char data[] __initdata = (str); \
data; \
})
> But I'm not sure the few bytes saved are worth the code uglification.

Probably you are right, but i think it would be few kilobytes,
there are so many __init functions.

Oleg.
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