Re: PATCH][RFC][resend] CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE should default to N

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Tue Mar 22 2011 - 04:21:25 EST

Hi Jesper,

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 10:08 PM, Jesper Juhl <jj@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I believe that the majority of systems we are built on want a -O2 compiled
> kernel. Optimizing for size (-Os) is mainly benneficial for embedded
> systems and systems with very small CPU caches (correct me if I'm wrong).

Please take a look at commit 0910b44 ("Expose "Optimize for size"
option for everybody") for the reasoning behind defaulting to -Os.

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