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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Make gcc -align options .config-settable
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> > > I would just do a single CONFIG_NO_ALIGNMENTS that sets everything to
> > > 1, that should be enough.
> >
> > For me, yes, but there are people which are slightly less obsessed
> > with code size than me.
> >
> > They might want to say "try to align to 16 bytes if
> > it costs less than 5 bytes" etc.
>
> If they want to go down to that low level they can as well edit
> the Makefiles. But we already have far too many configs and
> adding new ones for obscure compiler options is not a good idea.
>
> Also we don't normally add stuff "just in case", but only when
> people actually use it.

I have a suspicion that if I had submitted CONFIG_NO_ALIGNMENTS
patch instead, there would be comments from another crowd,
about it being too coarse.

Look at the post of Grzegorz Kulewski.

Anyway, I don't have strong preference. I just want to be at least
able to disable code alignment completely.
--
vda

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