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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/10] jump label: introduce very_[un]likely + cleanups + docs
On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 09:14:19AM -0800, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On 02/22/12 07:32, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > So I clicked the link Jason provided in his 10/10 Documentation patch
> > and stumbled upon:
> >
> >
> >
> > Where rth suggests that __attribute__((hot,cold)) might work on the
> > destination labels. Trying this my compiler (4.6.1+crap) pukes all over
> > me suggesting this isn't (yet) implemented.
> >
> > Richard, is something like that still on the table?
> It's still a possibility. I gave Jason a patch for that quite some time
> ago; I don't recall hearing whether it turned out to actually be useful.
> r~

I don't think I ever quite got it working, and I've unfortunately
misplaced it at this point. I am definitely interested in trying it
again though. If you can re-send it, I'll try it.

Also, I think I seem to recall it wouldn't help the -Os case, b/c we
don't get block re-ordering?



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