Re: [PATCH] kbuild: add some extra warning flags unconditionally
From: Masahiro Yamada
Date: Sun May 12 2019 - 22:26:02 EST
On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 1:47 AM Nick Desaulniers
> From: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > On Thu, May 9, 2019 at 4:11 PM Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > BTW, is this a speedup when doing CC/LD FLAGS etc checks unconditionally?
> > Yes.
> > cc-option is somewhat costly because it invoked the compiler to
> > check if the given flag is supported.
> > So, I want to get rid of as many cc-option calls as possible.
> > > Asking in general - do you have any numbers :-)?
> > Removing a couple of cc-options does not make
> > a measurable difference in general use-cases.
> > But, this might be more beneficial for chrome OS
> > because $(CC) is a wrapper and invoking it is much more expensive.
> Android does too, which we plan on removing as we recently measured
> the performance cost of 5% for having a Python wrapper to aid in
> Anyways, I checked these options with clang 4 and gcc 4.6.4 in godbolt.
> Tested-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@xxxxxxxxxx>
> ~Nick Desaulniers
Applied to linux-kbuild.