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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2] x86: fix ktermios-termio conversion

* Alan Cox <> wrote:

> > hm, on x86 you could use get_user_try / get_user_ex() /
> > get_user_catch() approach to linearize the dependencies and
> > reduce register pressure.
> It used *once*, in a path that is never executed except by some
> ancient binaries. It isn't worth the effort.

i know, and i tested the patch so i know what effects it has.

I never made any argument about inlining, it's obviously correct to
have a use-once function inline.

My argument was very simple: the patch causes +150 bytes of bloat.
The try/ex/catch method can help reduce register pressure and can
reducethe size of code quite visibly.


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