Re: [PATCH] Make gcc3.3 Eliminate Unused Static Functions

From: Chris Friesen (
Date: Fri Jun 13 2003 - 09:04:56 EST

Bernd Eckenfels wrote:

> does that mean the current linux source tree does not benefit in any way
> from this patch?

I suspect that currently all such instances are wrapped in #ifdef and are not
currently compiled in. As he said in the original message, "it'd be nice to
discard unused functions (think CONFIG_PROC_FS=n) without needing to #ifdef
around them."

This would allow us to remove those #ifdefs.


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