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Re: On inlining in C++ with unit-at-a-time code


> On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, Andreas Jaeger wrote:
> > But other than that, it looks really good.  We just had to change half
> > a dozen packages were we had to add an attribute ((used)) since
> > functions/variables where used only via inline assembly.
> 
> Couldn't/shouldn't the compiler detect this kind of use as well, or
> are these cases where the name of the function/variable actually never
> was used?

It is the case where the variable is unused in the source just
referenced by hand from the inline assembly.  Since we don´t parse it,
we can´t notice the reference.

Honza
> 
> Gerald


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