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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ix86: fix vDSO build
On 07/03/2014 07:35 AM, Jan Beulich wrote:
> Relying on static functions used just once to get inlined (and
> subsequently have dead code paths eliminated) is wrong: Compilers are
> free to decide whether they do this, regardless of optimization level.
> With this not happening for vdso_addr() (observed with gcc 4.1.x), an
> unresolved reference to align_vdso_addr() causes the build to fail.

The fix seems odd... more of the flavor of "happens to work" unless I'm
misunderstanding something. If this needs to be inlined, wouldn't
__always_inline make more sense?

What am I missing?


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