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SubjectRe: any chance of 2.6.0-test*?
On Sun, 2003-01-12 at 17:18, Aaron Lehmann wrote:
> These are usually error conditions. If you inline them, you will have
> to jump *over* them as part of the normal code path. You don't save

You're wrong. You wouldn't have to jump over them any more than you
have to jump over the "goto" statement. They would be where the goto
statement is. Instead of the goto you would have the function.

> any instructions, and you end up with a kernel which has much more
> duplicated code and thus thrashes the cache more. It also makes the

If that argument was taken to it's logical conclusion (and I did, in my
mind just now), no one should add any code the grows the kernel at all.


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