Re: [PATCH] gcc-3.0.1 and 2.4.7-ac1

From: Petr Vandrovec (
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 13:30:11 EST

On 26 Jul 01 at 18:52, Alan Cox wrote:
> > following is patch which was needed for compiling 2.4.7-ac1
> > on box equipped with 'gcc version 3.0.1 20010721 (Debian prerelease)'.
> > As I did not see such complaint yet - here it is.
> > If you think that gcc is too lazy on inlining (I think so...),
> > tell me and I'll complain to gcc team instead of here.
> Fix gcc. We use extern inline to say 'must be inlined' and that was the
> semantic it used to have. Some of our inlines will not work if the compiler
> uninlines them.

Just adding '-finline-limit=150' fixes all of them (critical limit
is somewhere between 120 and 150 on my kernel). As '-finline-limit'
is documented as being 10000 by default, it looks like that someone
changed default value to some really unreasonable value (probably 100).
                                        Best regards,
                                                Petr Vandrovec
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