Re: [PATCH GIT 0.6] make use of register variables & size_t

From: Pekka Enberg
Date: Mon Apr 25 2005 - 08:08:51 EST


On 4/25/05, Petr Baudis <pasky@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Honestly, I don't think using the register keyword helps anything but to
> make the code less readable.

Indeed. The use of 'register' keyword blindly can actually make the
generated code _worse_ as it taking away one register from the
compiler's register allocator.

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