Subject: Re: Proposal: eliminate all macros in the kernel
To: None <>
From: Chris Jepeway <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/20/2005 14:07:39

I promise I'm not trying to stir anything up, but the OpenBSD
folk visited part of this problem about a year and a half ago.
They found that dropping inlines improved performance, as I recall.
The announcement re: "we're on a search and destroy vs. inlines"
in the <> archive is here: 

But the thread itself kinda...wanders off aimlessly.

My mentioning this is in no way endorsing or supporting any
conclusions these folk came to, I merely bring it up as an FYI
re: prior art.

Chris <>.