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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC tip/core/rcu 5/6] rcu: Make __kfree_rcu() less dependent on compiler choices
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On Mon, 2012-04-23 at 09:42 -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> Currently, __kfree_rcu() is implemented as an inline function, and
> contains a BUILD_BUG_ON() that malfunctions if __kfree_rcu() is compiled
> as an out-of-line function. Unfortunately, there are compiler settings
> (e.g., -O0) that can result in __kfree_rcu() being compiled out of line,
> resulting in annoying build breakage. This commit therefore converts
> both __kfree_rcu() and __is_kfree_rcu_offset() from inline functions to
> macros to prevent such misbehavior on the part of the compiler.

The kernel very explicitly doesn't support being compiled with -O0, so
this is a non-issue, I think you can make it work if you add
-finline-functions.

I'd drop this, either make the entire kernel compile or don't bother.


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