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

From: Jesper Juhl
Date: Tue Mar 22 2011 - 04:26:11 EST

On Tue, 22 Mar 2011, Pekka Enberg wrote:

> 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.
Thank you for that pointer Pekka. I guess I need to update my view on -Os.

Jesper Juhl <jj@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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