Re: Inlined functions in network code

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>
> congratulations! A nice achievement IMHO.... :)
>

Thanks :)

>
> is it merged with linux kernel mainline?
>

No. I am not sure if it good enough to be merged, I would like to get
some opinions before I ask to add it to mainline.

>
> IIRC too, "jmp" will screw branch prediction and sometimes will make
> pipeline stall.....So, all in all, it's a matter about speeding about
> code path, especially fast path like what you do.
>

Generally I am aware about advantages of inlining, but I also read in
CodingStyle document about its disadvantages, that is where my
question came from :) Maybe I should ask about it on some other list?


Lukasz Czyz

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