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SubjectRe: [PATCH] X86-32: Let gcc decide whether to inline memcpy was Re: New x86 warning
> > Quick test here:
>
> How about you just compile the kernel with gcc-3.2 and compare the number
> of calls to memcpy before-and-after instead? That's the real test.

I waited over 10 minutes for the full vmlinux objdumps to finish. sorry lost
patience. If someone has a fast disassembler we can try it. I'll leave
them running over night, maybe there are exact numbers tomorrow.

But from a quick check (find -name '*.o' | xargs nm | grep memcpy) there are
very little files which call it with the patch, so there's some
evidence that there isn't a dramatic increase.

-Andi


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ak@linux.intel.com -- Speaking for myself only.


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