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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fixing sendfile on 64bit architectures
Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@engr.sgi.com> wrote:
>
> On Thursday, May 20, 2004 5:56 pm, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > An alternative might be to remove all the ifdefs, build with
> > -ffunction-sections and let the linker drop any unreferenced code...
>
> That would probably be even more confusing than the #ifdefs. At least with
> those you know that you need to check whether the current code will be
> called...
>

Me no understand Jesse.

Removing the ifdefs and letting the linker do the job has the advantage
that the compiler gets to check more code for you.
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