warning about 'large-function-growth limit reached'

joerg at britannica.bec.de joerg at britannica.bec.de
Thu Jun 15 04:56:27 PDT 2006

On Wed, Jun 14, 2006 at 12:28:38PM -0700, Chuck Tuffli wrote:
> These warnings appear in the build of the 1.4.x branch. I'm guessing
> they aren't serious problems, but was currious what they are really
> trying to say. The gcc doc only says 'Specifies maximal growth of
> large function caused by inlining in percents'. Does this mean that
> the inlined function exceeds some specified line count?

Not line count but some arbitrary complexity measurement. Think of nodes
in the AST. Some code parts want to inline functions with several pages
of source...


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