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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] remove the CONFIG_CC_ALIGN_* options
On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 11:36:54PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> I don't see any use case for the CONFIG_CC_ALIGN_* options:
> - they are only available if EMBEDDED
> - people using EMBEDDED will most likely also enable
> CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE
> - the default for -Os is to disable alignment
>
> In case someone is doing performance comparisons and discovers that the
> default settings gcc chooses aren't good, the only sane thing is to
> discuss whether it makes sense to change this, not through offering
> options to change this locally.

I leave it to other to judge if this is wortwhile or not - I have no
numbers to back up either with or without.
It is though a nice cleaning effort in the Makefile.

But if we back-out this then cc-option-aling should go as well,
including description in Documentation/kbuild/makefiles.txt

Sam
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