Re: c code inliner

A Pietu Pohjalainen <pohjalai@cc.helsinki.fi>
26 Apr 2005 20:42:44 -0400

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From: A Pietu Pohjalainen <pohjalai@cc.helsinki.fi>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 26 Apr 2005 20:42:44 -0400
Organization: University of Helsinki
References: 05-03-122
Keywords: C, optimize

paulw@mmail.ath.cx wrote:
> Can gcc or cpp produce c code after inlining?
> I.e. I only want my c code after inlining but not compiled.
> Sort of like preprocessing "-E" but with inlining.
> Or any one knows any tools that does only "controlled" inlining?
> I don't need optimization or any thing, just inlining.




This was discussed a little bit ago, let's look through the archives:
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From: H T Fallside <htf@sari.edinburgh.ac.uk>
Organization: Compilers Central
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 90 16:39:12 GMT


I'm after a preprocessor that will do in-line expansion of procedure
calls IN SOURCE for C to produce one lovely long main() procedure,
something capable of dealing intelligently with parameters and local
variables. Anyone out there got any ideas before I start writing ?
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The discussion is available at
http://compilers.iecc.com/comparch/article/90-12-023
and there's a reference to article:


"A study of a C function inliner "
Software --- Practice & Experience
Volume 18 , Issue 8 (August 1988)
Pages: 775 - 790






br,
Pietu Pohjalainen
(I wasn't actually around at the time of the original discussion .. ;)


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