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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 0/2] Improvements with noreturn

On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 10:25 AM, Andrew Cooper
<andrew.cooper3@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Make better use of noreturn.  It allows optimising compilers to produce more
> efficient code.
> George:
>   I request that this is included for 4.4 - It is no functional change, but
>   quite a nice improvement in terms of code size.

No functional change *if compilers are correct*.  If they're not, for
any reason, it will be very difficult to actually catch between now
and the release.

I'm not inclined to think that a reduction of 6k is a big enough
improvement to take the risk at this point.


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