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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 6700/6702PXH quirk
On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 11:34:55PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> FWIW, compilers generate AWFUL code for bitfields. Bitfields are
> really tough to do optimally, whereas bit flags ["unsigned int flags &
> bitmask"] are the familiar ints and longs that the compiler is well
> tuned to optimize.

I'm sure the GCC developers would appreciate a good bug report with a
test-case that generates worse code. If you don't want to mess with their
bug tracking system, just send me a test case and I'll add it for you.

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