PROPOSAL: Extend inline asm syntax with size spec

Joe Perches joe@perches.com
Thu Nov 1 09:20:00 GMT 2018


On Thu, 2018-11-01 at 10:01 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 10:20:00PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > On Wed, 2018-10-31 at 13:55 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > Anyway, with the below patch, I get:
> > > 
> > >    text    data     bss     dec     hex filename
> > > 17385183        5064780 1953892 24403855        1745f8f defconfig-build/vmlinux
> > > 17385678        5064780 1953892 24404350        174617e defconfig-build/vmlinux
> > > 
> > > Which shows we inline more (look for asm_volatile for the actual
> > > changes).
> > []
> > >  scripts/checkpatch.pl                              |  8 ++---
> > >  scripts/genksyms/keywords.c                        |  4 +--
> > >  scripts/kernel-doc                                 |  4 +--
> > 
> > I believe these should be excluded from the conversions.
> 
> Probably, yes. It compiled, which was all I cared about :-)
> 
> BTW, if we do that conversion, we should upgrade the checkpatch warn to
> an error I suppose.

More like remove altogether as __inline and __inline__
will no longer be #defined

$ git grep -P 'define\s+__inline'
include/linux/compiler_types.h:#define __inline__ inline
include/linux/compiler_types.h:#define __inline   inline



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