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Re: [PULL 00/10] Bitmaps patches

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [PULL 00/10] Bitmaps patches
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 15:07:34 +0000

On Tue, 17 Mar 2020 at 15:05, Daniel P. Berrangé <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 03:00:48PM +0000, Peter Maydell wrote:
> > On Tue, 17 Mar 2020 at 14:57, Daniel P. Berrangé <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > I don't feel like -Wno-unused-function looses anything significant, as
> > > the GCC builds will still be reporting unused functions which will
> > > catch majority of cases.
> >
> > The most interesting difference is that clang will catch unused
> > static inline functions which gcc does not.
> That's mostly just about dead code cruft detection IIUC. That code won't
> make it into the binary if it isn't used.

Indeed, but it's nice to have the dead code cruft detection. You
can always mark the function as __attribute__((unused)) if you really
mean that it might be present but not used.

-- PMM

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