Re: [PATCH] likely cleanup: remove unlikely for kfree(NULL)

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On Wed, 26 April 2006 10:27:18 +0200, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> what I would like is kfree to become an inline wrapper that does the
> null check inline, that way gcc can optimize it out (and it will in 4.1
> with the VRP pass) if gcc can prove it's not NULL.

How well can gcc optimize this case?  I guess the effect on text size
of such a patch may give an indication.


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