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Link-time optimization for the kernel

Link-time optimization for the kernel

Posted Aug 23, 2012 10:19 UTC (Thu) by mgedmin (subscriber, #34497)
In reply to: Link-time optimization for the kernel by jezuch
Parent article: Link-time optimization for the kernel

Wasn't there recently a post about a kernel bug caused by the compiler merging two different functions that turned out to contain identical code? IIRC it was caused by a check of a function pointer in order to determine an object's type misfiring.


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