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Re: Using __builtin_expect (likely/unlikely macros)

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Using __builtin_expect (likely/unlikely macros)
Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2019 00:05:10 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

Hello, Alex and Paul.

On Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 14:53:51 -0600, Alex Gramiak wrote:
> Thanks for testing it out. I'll take your advice about measurements in
> the future.

> Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> > Yes, I considered other names but they all had problems too, and AVOID
> > worked the best for me of the names that I thought of. A mnemonic is
> > that 'extern AVOID time_overflow (void);' means that execution typically
> > avoids calling time_overflow. If someone can think of a better name that
> > would be good. Or we can just get accustomed to AVOID; as you say, it's
> > not that big a deal.

> The only ones I can think of at the moment are RARE/RARELY, or a slight
> change to AVOIDS.

Can I ask that if anybody starts using a new attribute macro, that they
update the value of c-noise-macro-names under c-mode in .dir-locals?
That way, correct fontification will then continue to happen whilst
editing our C files.


Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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