Subject: Re: Proposal: eliminate all macros in the kernel
To: None <>
From: Michael van Elst <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/20/2005 21:22:57 (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."