Re: [PATCH 06/11] DIO: Inline the complete submission path v2

From: Jeff Moyer
Date: Mon Aug 08 2011 - 14:14:55 EST

Andi Kleen <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Add inlines to all the submission path functions. While this increases
> code size it also gives gcc a lot of optimization opportunities
> in this critical hotpath.
> In particular -- together with some other changes -- this
> allows gcc to get rid of the unnecessary clearing of
> sdio at the beginning and optimize the messy parameter passing.
> Any non inlining of a function which takes a sdio parameter
> would break this optimization because they cannot be done if the
> address of a structure is taken.

Do you want to use __always_inline, then?

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