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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.22pre10: {,un}likely_p() macros for pointers
Albert Cahalan wrote:
> // tell gcc what to expect: if(unlikely(err)) die(err);
> #define likely(x) __builtin_expect(!!(x),1)
> #define unlikely(x) __builtin_expect(!!(x),0)
> #define expected(x,y) __builtin_expect((x),(y))

You may want to check that GCC generates the same code as for

#define likely(x) __builtin_expect((x),1)
#define unlikely(x) __builtin_expect((x),0)

I tried this once, and I don't recall the precise result but I do
recall it generating different code (i.e. not optimal for one of the
definitions).

-- Jamie
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