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    SubjectRe: Status of CONFIG_FORCED_INLINING?
    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.



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