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SubjectRe: Linux-2.4.0-test9-pre2


On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, David Woodhouse wrote:
>
> torvalds@transmeta.com said:
> > Note that with most versions of gcc this is all a complete non-issue,
> > as most versions of gcc will _always_ inline a function that the user
> > has asked to be inlined. So the issue seldom actually comes up.
>
> I thought that 'extern inline' was in fact the intended usage. That way, if
> gcc decides it's not going to obey our explicit instruction to inline a
> certain function, we get to know about it.

And what could we do about it? Basically nothing.

So we might as well use "static inline".

Linus

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