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On Wed, May 23, 2007 at 02:28:56PM -0700, Roland Dreier wrote:
> > - every static function in a header file must be __always_inline
> Why? Why does it matter whether a function is defined in a .h file or
> a .c file? Can't the compiler decide better than we can whether
> something should be inlined or not?
> Your argument seems to imply that we should never use the inline
> keyword at all.

A function only belongs into a header file if we always want it inlined,
otherwise it belongs into a C file.

> - R.



"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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