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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [3/5] Mark complex bitops.h inlines as __always_inline

* Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> wrote:

> Hugh Dickins noticed that older gcc versions when the kernel is built
> for code size didn't inline some of the bitops.

Older GCCs have a whole lot more problems than suboptimal inlining
decisions.

Your patch is wrong because it prevents a good compiler from doing the
right inlining decisions.

So why should i apply this?

Ingo


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