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Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2015 21:18:33 +0300
From: Eugene Yudin <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] MIPS big endian and *stat syscalls return value

Thanks for a quick response!

On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 5:34 PM, Rich Felker <> wrote:

> I'm
> guessing you need -O0 to trigger it, no?

I'm experience problem with optimization for size (-Os).
It's look like behaviour was changed in later GCC (at least from 4.8.3).
I will test another optimization levels.

> > i wonder if __stat_fix could be inlined in a way that the
> > compiler knows it shouldnt clobber r2.
> In practice it always is, at least for me. But relying on that for
> semantic purposes is not valid.

I read that in linux kernel are used attribute "always_inline" for critical

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