Subject: Re: Proposal: eliminate all macros in the kernel
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael van Elst <email@example.com>
Date: 11/20/2005 21:22:57
firstname.lastname@example.org (Chris Jepeway) writes:
>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,
But "some cpus have expensive function call overhead. Don't use them."
doesn't sound very NetBSD-like.
OpenBSD didn't replace inline functions with macros. So this shouldn't
be an argument against converting macros to functions.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."