Re: [PATCH v2] net: sctp: Don't use 64 kilobyte lookup table for four elements
From: Eric Dumazet
Date: Mon Sep 28 2015 - 10:27:24 EST
On Mon, 2015-09-28 at 14:12 +0000, David Laight wrote:
> From: Neil Horman
> > Sent: 28 September 2015 14:51
> > On Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 02:34:04PM +0200, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> > > Seemingly innocuous sctp_trans_state_to_prio_map array
> > > is way bigger than it looks, since
> > > "[SCTP_UNKNOWN] = 2" expands into "[0xffff] = 2" !
> > >
> > > This patch replaces it with switch() statement.
> What about just adding 1 (and masking) before indexing the array?
> That might require a static inline function with a local static array.
> Or define the array as (say)  and just mask the state before using
> it as an index?
Just let the compiler do its job, instead of obfuscating source.
Compilers can transform a switch into an (optimal) table if it is really
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