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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix inlining with gcc3

On 06.27, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Gwe, 2003-06-27 at 00:08, J.A. Magallon wrote:
> > This fixes inlining (really, not-inlining) with gcc3. How about next -pre ?
>
> Benchmark that before you blindly assume its right. Gcc not inlining large
> stuff actually appears to be _smarter_ than the authors of the code
>

Let's be clear, I just collect patches that I think are interesting. The
original post by Andrew Morton <akpm@digeo.com> is here:

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=104695003008386&w=2

Quoting it:

shrinks my 3.2.1-compiled kernel text by about 64 kbytes:

text data bss dec hex filename
3316138 574844 726816 4617798 467646 vmlinux-before
3249255 555436 727204 4531895 4526b7 vmlinux-after

mnm:/tmp> nm vmlinux-before|grep __constant_c_and_count_memset | wc
233 699 9553
mnm:/tmp> nm vmlinux-after|grep __constant_c_and_count_memset | wc
13 39 533

And I also remember other posts, by other author of a similar patch, that
claimed some critical functions not being inlined due to size (memcpys..).
Will try to look original info about that...
...here it is:

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=103632312702693&w=2


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