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From: Elliott Oti <e DOT oti AT stud DOT warande DOT ruu DOT nl>
Subject: Re: Volatile
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Date: Fri, 8 Aug 1997 01:58:52 GMT
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Erik Max Francis wrote:
> 
> I don't believe volatile has any meaning with functions.

I was under the impression that volatile in conjunction with functions
prevents the compiler from carrying out certain optimizations within,
like rearranging the order of operations. Useful for functions
containing hand-optimized inline assembly. 


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