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SubjectRe: [TRIVIAL] strlen("literal string") -> (sizeof("literal string")-1)
On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 04:29:04PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> In message <20020829032642.GA9201@nevyn.them.org> you write:
> > Also disagree; besides, the evidence implies that Keith is wrong. GCC
> > 2.95.3:
>
> i386, m68k, s390 and s390x define inline strlen() versions, so they
> are don't optimize strlen("literal").
>
> This premature optimization should probably be fixed,

Well, IMHO at least for the more recent GCC versions kernel
should leave the job to GCC (ie. either just prototype str* functions,
or define them to __builtin_str* variants).

Jakub
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