Variable sized i386 string operations

Kaveh R. Ghazi
Thu Jan 27 14:30:00 GMT 2000

 > From: Richard Henderson <>
 > On Thu, Jan 27, 2000 at 03:20:56PM -0500, Kaveh R. Ghazi wrote:
 > > Isn't this what we use -Os for?  Why not use that to control whether
 > > we do the code size increasing expansion?
 > No, -Os is used for *minimal* code size.  Jan is already
 > taking care of that.  The question here one of somewhat
 > severe code expansion.
 > r~

Yes, -Os means "aim for minimal code size".  We also use the
"optimize_size" flag when deciding whether to do space-vs-speed
tradeoff optimizations which potentially bloat the code, right?

So, isn't that precisely Jan's issue?

Kaveh R. Ghazi			Engagement Manager / Project Services		Qwest Internet Solutions

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