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SubjectRe: iso9660 endianness cleanup patch
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Linus Torvalds writes:

> Btw, please use "static inline" instead of "extern inline", as gcc may
> decide not to inline the latter at all, leading to confusing link-time
> errors. (Gcc may also decide not to inline "static inline", but then gcc
> will output the actual body of the function out-of-line if it gets used,
> so you don't get the link-time failure).
>
> Right now only certain broken versions of gcc will actually show this
> behaviour, I think, but it's at least in theory going to be an issue.

Since the best choice depends on compiler version:

#if(GCC_VERSION_FOO)
#define __inline extern inline
#else
#define __inline static inline
#endif

(that, or _INLINE if you prefer)
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