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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-24 16:11:20

At 08:33 AM 10/24/02, Terje Slettebø wrote:

>Yes, but you loose the chance to inline. The compiler can typically only
>inline at compile-time what is in header files. This means that to get
>inlining, you have to select which, if any, functions to inline, and put
>them in the header.

That has certainly been 100% true historically.

Do be aware that linkers are now starting to do code based inlining, so it
won't always be true in the future.


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