[Tinyos-devel] how to prevent inlining?

Joe Polastre joe at polastre.com
Mon Sep 12 12:42:13 PDT 2005

__attribute__ ((noinline)) doesn't have any affect on my function that
is being inlined.

I'll take a look at John's suggestions.


On 9/8/05, Adler, Robert P <robert.p.adler at intel.com> wrote:
> We've sucessfully (or at least as best as we can tell) used
> __attribute__ ((noinline)) to solve this problem.
> Hope this helps...
> -Robbie
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> Hey compiler gurus,
>   I would like to instruct the compiler to NOT inline a function due
> to space limitations; in other words, to fit on devices with very
> limited flash where performance is not an issue.
>   nesC assigns the 'inline' keyword to everything, so I figure this is
> probably not possible without editing app.c.  With gcc, I can set the
> -finline-limit option to a low value to prevent inlining on large
> functions, but it seems to have little effect if the 'inline' keyword
> is placed in front of a function.
>   Do I now need a keyword, 'noinline' that forces nesC to not inline
> the function and allows me to save flash storage?
>   Ideas?
> -Joe
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