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SubjectRe: any chance of 2.6.0-test*?
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On Sun, 2003-01-12 at 22:12, Rob Wilkens wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-01-12 at 16:58, Emiliano Gabrielli wrote:
> > you do, if you inline the code and every drive writer use this tecnique the kernel will
> > be much bigger don't you think ?!?
>
> Kernel size (footprint in memory) would grow a tad bit (not much), but
> it's overall speed would also go up.

Wrong. Thats the trouble with programming an abstract level. People just don't
understand the real world. Cache is everything, small cache footprint is king.

Alan

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