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SubjectRe: [PATCH 8/8] Inline 3 functions
On Thu, Nov 10, 2005 at 07:04:22PM +0100, Oliver Neukum wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 10. November 2005 18:38 schrieb Adrian Bunk:
> > > So are you suggesting that we don't mark these functions 'inline', or are
> > > you just pointing out that we'll need to drop the 'inline' if there is ever
> > > another caller?
> >
> > I'd suggest to not mark them 'inline'.
>
> It seems you have found one more use for sparse. How about a tag
> like __single_inline that will cause a warning if a function having it
> is called from more than one place?

Why should such a function be manually marked "inline" at all?

If a static function is called exactly once it is the job of the
compiler to inline the function.

> Regards
> Oliver

cu
Adrian

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