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(Even there, you'd be in trouble if the function doing the call was in a
different shared library than the caller. I don't see any way to fix
Linux kernel design patterns - lack of red/black tree search function
Posted Jun 21, 2009 22:46 UTC (Sun) by giraffedata (subscriber, #1954)
The key is the cross-module inlining.
Why is that the key? The pointed-to function would be in the main .c file and the library function that takes the function pointer as its argument would be in an included .h file like all the other functions we like to have inlined.
Posted Jun 22, 2009 22:21 UTC (Mon) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
This is way beyond what, say, GCC can do now, but is not disallowed nor
impossible to implement.
Posted Aug 22, 2009 15:32 UTC (Sat) by quotemstr (subscriber, #45331)
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