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    SubjectRe: page fault scalability patch V8: [4/7] universally available cmpxchg on i386
    On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 02:30:37PM +0300, Denis Vlasenko wrote:
    > Far too large for inline

    It's much smaller than it looks - the switch will be optimized away by the
    compiler. For the X86_CMPXCHG case it is even a single instruction.
    For the other case it should be < 10 instructions, which is still reasonable.

    -Andi
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