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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 04/10] x86: refcount: prevent gcc distortions
On 10/04/18 13:05, Nadav Amit wrote:
> Funny. Immediate-patching is what I was playing with when I encountered the
> gcc issue. Performance got worse instead of improving (or at least staying
> the same), because inlining got crazy.
> Anyhow, wait for my soon-to-be-sent RFC in which I define a macro called
> “call” (to reduce the retpoline overhead) before you talk about damage to
> the eyes.

Doing it well is *hard*, as I discovered. The actual patch is much,
much, larger.


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