Re: [RFC][PATCH 1/6] kconfigurable resources core changes

From: Matthew Frost
Date: Thu May 18 2006 - 02:26:29 EST

Andrew Morton wrote:
Matthew Frost <artusemrys@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
This may sound like a dumb question, but aside from code bloat, what are the performance issues involved in running 64-bit resources on 32-bit systems?

Unmeasurably minor, I expect.

Noted, with thanks.

No sane software project would take on this (small) maintenance burden just
to save 50-60 kbytes. We would though.

I'm aware of that, and I'm not complaining. :) It's one of the things I love about this project. It's a healthy insanity, enforced by the squeaking of the wheels. Besides, code bloat is cumulative.

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