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    SubjectRe: [PATCH -V3 01/11] percpu_counters: make fbc->count read atomic on 32 bit architecture
    On Thu, 28 Aug 2008 09:18:16 +0530 "Aneesh Kumar K.V" <> wrote:

    > > This is now too large to be inlined.
    > >
    > How do we actually figure that out ? I have been making that mistakes
    > quiet often.

    Well. Experience and guesswork, mainly.

    But a useful metric is to look and the /bin/size output before and
    after the inlining. In this case fs/ext3/ialloc.o's text shrunk 40-odd
    bytes, which we think is a net benefit due to reduced CPU cache

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