Bill Davidsen <email@example.com> said:
> I have not looked at the code this generates, it's a comment on human
> readability rather than an actual implementation, and I'm sure someone
> will argue that the first failure should just be a return if there's
> nothing else which needs to be done. On the other hand the return inline
> would be more bytes, so someone else can argue against.
Older gccs used to generate horrible code for several "return foo;" in the
function, dunno how it is today.
Besides, today there might be nothing else to do, but that can change. In
that case you'd better have all exits together.
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