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From: Chris Thomasson (cristom_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-02 07:00:14

"Sohail Somani" <s.somani_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Hi, sorry for the TP.

> I came across a post on the gcc mailing list today that says they are
> working on > some sort of link time optimization. Specifically, they said
> separately compiled > modules will no longer be safe from reordering. I
> don't know if there is a
> distinction between what you say here: "All of its "critical-sequences"
> are
> contained in externally assembled functions ( read all ) in order to
> prevent a
> rouge C compiler from reordering anything that would corrupt the
> data-structure" > and what is implied by the post.

> Would a toolchain that provides link time rejigging possibly make this
> bomb at > > some point?

Well, that depends how how well the compiler in question supports the
ability to turn this specific type of optimization on, or off... Humm...
FWIW, here is what I have to say on the subject:
(section 2...)

Any thoughts?


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