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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Use __attribute__((malloc)) for gcc 3.2
On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 02:31:21AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 30, 2002 at 01:51:41AM +0200, Anton Blanchard wrote:
> >
> > Hi Andi,
> >
> > > Also added an noinline macro to wrap __attribute__((noinline)). That's
> > > not used yet. It tells the compiler that it should never inline, which
> > > may be useful to prevent some awful code generation for those misguided
> > > folks who use -O3 (gcc often screws up the register allocation of a
> > > function completely when bigger functions are inlined).
> >
> > Could you also add an always inline? It would be useful for functions
> > like context_switch, where we require it to be inlined (otherwise it
> > falls outside scheduling_functions_{start,end}_here and wchan handling
> > fails).
>
> Ok. gcc supports it with __attribute__((always_inline))
>
> Suggestions for a name? alwaysinline would be a bit lengthy.

Stick with always_inline?

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Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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