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Re: basic-block and profile-based optimizing (was Re: New attribute "infrequent"?)
On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 02:11:01PM +0200, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> Profile driven optimizations won't help directly in the case of
> libraries where you can't profile.
when can this happen ? What libraries can't be profiled ?
Some student here actually hacked binutils to re-order the binary's basic
blocks based on profiling information for libraries.
I think his results as far as he'd got where pretty disappointing. I can
probably ping him for the code if anyone is interested ...
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