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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] add an -Os config option
On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 02:35:41PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Llu, 2003-08-11 at 22:11, Adrian Bunk wrote:
>> + Enabling this option will pass "-Os" instead of "-O2" to gcc
>> + resulting in a smaller kernel.
>> +
>> + The resulting kernel might be significantly slower.
>
> With most of the gcc's I tried -Os was faster.

Because of a better L1-instruction cache footprint?

Joe
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