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Re: 100x perfomance regression between gcc 3.4.5 and gcc 4.X
tbp <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
| On 3/12/06, Steven Bosscher <email@example.com> wrote:
| > > Yes, why is the benchmark not valid?
| > It is valid. We should understand why this behavior has changed so drastically.
| This benchmark maybe useless, it still exposes a weakness of gcc4. At
| least it's not news to me:
| So that PR has been closed when gcc-devs marked all those intrinsics
| as force_inline. That's also the kludge i use with my code. The real
| problem is once you start marking some functions as force_inline, you
| upset the inlining heuristic even more creating even more silly
| inlining misses, rince, repeat.
| At the end of the day, everything is marked either force_inline or
| noinline and you'd be better off without a heuristic at all.
so force_inline is like a virus :-)