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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@redhat.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] reduce large do_mount stack usage with noinlines
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 15:26:32 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080207152632.1d45b4c1.akpm@linux-foundation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47AB8F63.4020002@redhat.com>

On Thu, 07 Feb 2008 17:08:19 -0600
Eric Sandeen <sandeen@redhat.com> wrote:

> Index: linux-2.6.24-mm1/include/linux/compiler-gcc.h
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.24-mm1.orig/include/linux/compiler-gcc.h
> +++ linux-2.6.24-mm1/include/linux/compiler-gcc.h
> @@ -53,3 +53,9 @@
>  #define  noinline			__attribute__((noinline))
>  #define __attribute_const__		__attribute__((__const__))
>  #define __maybe_unused			__attribute__((unused))
> +
> +/*
> + * When gcc inlines multiple functions into a parent function,
> + * the stack space used sometimes increases excessively...
> + */
> +#define noinline_stackspace	noinline
> 
> 
> ?
> 
> I couldn't think of a great name for it.  There are several noinline
> users throughout the kernel with stackspace related comments, so if
> desired, I could sprinkle this around.  I'm not very pleased with it
> aesthetically though. :)

I think it's fine.  People can go look at the definition site, read the
comment and come away happy.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-07 23:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-06 22:13 Eric Sandeen
2008-02-06 22:34 ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-06 22:54   ` Arjan van de Ven
2008-02-06 23:01     ` Eric Sandeen
2008-02-06 22:55   ` Eric Sandeen
2008-02-06 23:11   ` Eric Sandeen
2008-02-06 23:22     ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-06 23:34       ` Eric Sandeen
2008-02-06 23:46         ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-07 23:08       ` Eric Sandeen
2008-02-07 23:23         ` Arjan van de Ven
2008-02-07 23:26         ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2008-02-08 16:50       ` Andi Kleen
2008-02-08 16:54         ` Eric Sandeen
2008-02-08 17:23           ` Al Viro

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