Re: 2.4.0-test8-pre1 is quite bad / how about integrating Rik's VM

From: Chris Wedgwood (
Date: Tue Sep 05 2000 - 15:51:55 EST

On Tue, Sep 05, 2000 at 04:15:29PM -0400, Alexander Viro wrote:

    2.5 the following?
            * things like CONFIG_FOO are _always_ defined. As 0 or 1, that is.
            * #ifdef CONFIG_FOO => if (CONFIG_FOO) in *.c. gcc will kill the unused
          branches just fine.
            * Yes, Virginia, it means that controlflow-affecting expansion has to
          go. Good riddance, IMO.

* simple #define foo(x,y) definitions should be reimplemented as inline

In general -- make the compile more aware of the surroundings by
utilising the preprocessor less and less?


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