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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] FRV: Permit __do_IRQ() to be dispensed with
    On Sat, 2006-09-09 at 07:12 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:

    > The real solution would be to use gcc -ffunction-sections plus ld
    > --gc-sections to automatically get rid of unused global functions, at
    > link time. I'm wondering how hard it would be to enhance kbuild to do
    > that - x86_64 already uses -ffunction-sections (if CONFIG_REORDER), so
    > the big question is how usable is ld --gc-sections. Such a feature would
    > be quite important for embedded systems (and for RAM footprint in
    > general) as it would save a significant amount of .text and .data.

    A patch to do this was submitted already by Marcelo Tosatti ..


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