[PATCH v2 11/11] compiler: allow all arches to enable CONFIG_OPTIMIZE_INLINING

Borislav Petkov bp at alien8.de
Mon Apr 22 03:14:20 PDT 2019


On Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 06:47:54PM +0900, Masahiro Yamada wrote:
> Commit 60a3cdd06394 ("x86: add optimized inlining") introduced
> CONFIG_OPTIMIZE_INLINING, but it has been available only for x86.
> 
> The idea is obviously arch-agnostic. This commit moves the config
> entry from arch/x86/Kconfig.debug to lib/Kconfig.debug so that all
> architectures can benefit from it.
> 
> This can make a huge difference in kernel image size especially when
> CONFIG_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE is enabled.
> 
> For example, I got 3.5% smaller arm64 kernel for v5.1-rc1.
> 
>   dec       file
>   18983424  arch/arm64/boot/Image.before
>   18321920  arch/arm64/boot/Image.after
> 
> This also slightly improves the "Kernel hacking" Kconfig menu as
> e61aca5158a8 ("Merge branch 'kconfig-diet' from Dave Hansen') suggested;
> this config option would be a good fit in the "compiler option" menu.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro at socionext.com>
> ---
> 
> Changes in v2:
>   - split into a separate patch
> 
>  arch/x86/Kconfig               |  3 ---
>  arch/x86/Kconfig.debug         | 14 --------------
>  include/linux/compiler_types.h |  3 +--
>  lib/Kconfig.debug              | 14 ++++++++++++++
>  4 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-)

Acked-by: Borislav Petkov <bp at suse.de>

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    Boris.

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