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SubjectRe: [openib-general] Re: [PATCH 13/13] [RFC] ipath Kconfig and Makefile
> The driver shouldn't use assembler code and therefore no longer depend 
> on X86_64.

Agreed about the assembler, but one way or the other, x86_64 is the only
arch we support.

> -Wall is always set when compiling the kernel.


> -O3 doesn't make much sense since the fight for producing the fastest
> code is between -O2 and -Os.

Makes many nanoseconds of difference to us for our latency numbers. At
the low latency numbers we measuring (1.29us), this is a very important
difference to our customers.

> You don't want to always compile your driver with -g3.

Good point. I'll ask around here why we're doing this.

> > +_ipath_idstr:="$$""Id: InfiniPath Release 1.1 $$"" $$""Date: $(shell date +%F-%R)"" $$"
> > +EXTRA_CFLAGS += -D_IPATH_IDSTR='$(_ipath_idstr)' -DIPATH_KERN_TYPE=0
> >...
> Please move the _IPATH_IDSTR revision tag to a header file and remove

I'll see what I can do.


Robert Walsh Email:
PathScale, Inc. Phone: +1 650 934 8117
2071 Stierlin Court, Suite 200 Fax: +1 650 428 1969
Mountain View, CA 94043.

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