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    SubjectRe: Patch to remove undefined C code
    Also sprach Bernd Schmidt:
    } > Looking at the above code, I noticed that there are a lot of ++
    } > operations. I rewrote the code as:
    } >
    } > setup_from[0] = setup_from[1] = eaddrs[0];
    } > setup_from[2] = setup_from[3] = eaddrs[1];
    } > setup_from[4] = setup_from[5] = eaddrs[2];
    } > setup_from += 6;
    } >
    } > I compiled using "gcc -S -Wall -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -m486" to generate
    } > the assembler code. The old code is 17 instructions long and the new code
    } > is 11 instructions. As well as being shorter, simple timing test indicate
    } > that the new code is significantly quicker.
    }
    } This is something the compiler ought to know about.
    }
    A compiler can only guess so much. Don't look to a compiler to fix poorly
    written code...

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    || Bill Wendling wendling@ganymede.isdn.uiuc.edu
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