Re: [PATCH] Put the BUG __FILE__ and __LINE__ info out of line

From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge
Date: Thu Sep 28 2006 - 06:30:30 EST

Andi Kleen wrote:
But no out of line section. So overall it's smaller, although the cache footprint
is 2 bytes larger. But then is 2 bytes larger really an issue? We don't have
_that_ many BUGs anyways.

I think the out of line section is a feature; no point in crufting up the icache with BUG gunk, especially since a number of them are on fairly hot paths.

I'll port the x86-64 way over to i386

It's neat, and it would solve my immediate problem, but I think my way is actually better.

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