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SubjectRe: [PATCH] use unlikely() for current_kernel_time() loop
Andi,

On Thu, 08 Jun 2006, Andi Kleen wrote:
>
> Originally because it made assembly too unreadable. Later it was discovered
> it produces smaller code too.
>

Thank you for the explanation. But, this brings to mind two other questions:

Does the option not also make assembly less readable on other architectures?

If one is interested in smaller code, why not use -Os?

Also, does -fno-reorder-blocks actually defeat __builtin_expect()?
(GCC documentation doesn't really say that.)
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