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SubjectRe: Compiling x86 with and without frame pointer
On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 03:47:13PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote:
> The conventional wisdom is that compiling x86 without frame pointer
> results in smaller code. It turns out to be the opposite, compiling
> with frame pointers results in a smaller kernel. gcc version 3.2
> 20020822 (Red Hat Linux Rawhide 3.2-4).

I've been pushing a forward port of the CONFIG_FRAME_POINTER changes
that went into 2.4 for a while, but Linus hasn't taken them each time.
I'll keep pushing until I get a comment..


| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs
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