Serious code size regression from 3.0.2 to now

tm tm@mail.kloo.net
Mon Jul 22 19:26:00 GMT 2002


On Thu, 18 Jul 2002, Joern Rennecke wrote:

> tm wrote:
> > Basically, GCC is now generating HUGE groups of jump instructions which
> > are aligned to 32-byte boundaries.
> 
> Was it not generating these lone jump instructions before,
> or did it align them less?

I'm guessing these are helper branches created by split_branches() ?

Can we flag helper branches generated by split_branches as unaligned
or only aligned on 4 byte boundaries?

Toshi




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