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

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Thu Jul 26 2001 - 22:12:23 EST

In article <>,
Richard Henderson <> wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 26, 2001 at 08:28:32PM +0000, Petr Vandrovec wrote:
>> 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).
>Yes. The higher value resulted in much compile-time lossage on
>heavily templated c++ code, as it proceeded to inline everything
>in sight.

Having seen the discussion on the gcc lists, I can only heartily

I did some repmacement of "extern" into "static" in 2.4.8-pre1, but I
don't have gcc-3.0.x on my machines (too many headaches, too little

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