[PATCH] ppc64 procfs cleanup

Hollis Blanchard hollisb at us.ibm.com
Thu Feb 26 04:41:49 EST 2004

On Feb 25, 2004, at 11:21 AM, John Rose wrote:
> For my own education, could you explain when it's appropriate to
> inline?  I was under the impression that functions that could be macros
> were good candidates.

It's been observed that too much is being inlined, to the point that
we're bigger and slower because we're eating icache. So recent wisdom
has been to let the compiler do it except in specific cases that can
demonstrate a performance improvement.

Hollis Blanchard
IBM Linux Technology Center

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