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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][2.6.8-rc1-mm1] drivers/scsi/sg.c gcc341 inlining fix
    Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> wrote:
    >>> Or you could just call it "gcc is dumb" rather than a compiler bug.

    On Wed, Jul 14 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:
    [... code snippet ...]
    >> is pretty dumb too. I don't see any harm if this compiler feature/problem
    >> pushes us to fix the above in the obvious way.

    On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 07:56:56AM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
    > Excuse my ignorance, but why on earth would that be dumb? Looks
    > perfectly legit to me, and I have to agree with Jeff that the compiler
    > is exceedingly dumb if it fails to inline that case.

    Enter gcc...

    Maybe "the obvious way" is sending a someone off to whip gcc into shape,
    or possibly reporting it as a gcc problem.


    -- wli
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