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SubjectRe: [Linux-NTFS-Dev] [PATCH] reduce large stack usage
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> Hi Randy,
>
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 11:06:23PM -0800, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
>> This patch to 2.5.63 reduces stack usage in generate_default_upcase() from
>> 0x3d4 bytes to just noise (on x86).
>>
>> The arrays are static so they are still private (hidden), but
>> now they aren't allocated on the stack and copied there for
>> temp use.
>
> BTW, you can declare "local" variables inside a function as static, which
> makes them "global", but locally scoped. The code should be basically
> equivalent, but perhaps more elegant...
>
> i.e.:
>
> uchar_t *generate_default_upcase(void)
> {
> - const int uc_run_table[][3] = { /* Start, End, Add */
> +static const int uc_run_table[][3] = { /* Start, End, Add */
> {0x0061, 0x007B, -32}, {0x0451, 0x045D, -80}, {0x1F70, 0x1F72, 74},
> {0x00E0, 0x00F7, -32}, {0x045E, 0x0460, -80}, {0x1F72, 0x1F76, 86},
> {0x00F8, 0x00FF, -32}, {0x0561, 0x0587, -48}, {0x1F76, 0x1F78, 100},
>
> Cheers,
> Andrew

Yes, of course. I'll remake the patch unless someone else does.
(-ESLEEPY last night)

Thanks,
~Randy




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