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Date: Tue, 19 Aug 1997 16:17:34 +0300 (IDT)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
To: Chirayu Krishnappa <chirayu AT radiolink DOT net>
cc: DJGPP <djgpp AT delorie DOT com>
Subject: Re: Function Sizes
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On Tue, 19 Aug 1997, Chirayu Krishnappa wrote:

> >aware that you cannot be always sure that it will work.  Subtle
> >changes in compiler optimizations in some future release could
> >rearrange functions and break this trick altogether.
> 
> But then we need some way to lock functions in a compatible (with future
> compiler versions) manner. This seems to be the only method.

The only reliable way is to write the function in assembly.

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