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Date:   Thu, 9 May 2019 09:47:32 -0700
From:   Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>
To:     Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>
Cc:     Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@...il.com>,
        Linux Kbuild mailing list <linux-kbuild@...r.kernel.org>,
        Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@...il.com>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Clang-Built-Linux ML <clang-built-linux@...glegroups.com>,
        Michal Marek <michal.lkml@...kovi.net>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        chromeos-toolchain <chromeos-toolchain@...gle.com>,
        Android-LLVM <android-llvm@...gle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kbuild: add some extra warning flags unconditionally

From: Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>
> On Thu, May 9, 2019 at 4:11 PM Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@...il.com> wrote:
> > BTW, is this a speedup when doing CC/LD FLAGS etc checks unconditionally?
>
> Yes.
> cc-option is somewhat costly because it invoked the compiler to
> check if the given flag is supported.
>
> So, I want to get rid of as many cc-option calls as possible.
>
>
> > Asking in general - do you have any numbers :-)?
>
> Removing a couple of cc-options does not make
> a measurable difference in general use-cases.
>
> But, this might be more beneficial for chrome OS
> because $(CC) is a wrapper and invoking it is much more expensive.

Android does too, which we plan on removing as we recently measured
the performance cost of 5% for having a Python wrapper to aid in
bisection.

Anyways, I checked these options with clang 4 and gcc 4.6.4 in godbolt.
Tested-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@...gle.com>
-- 
Thanks,
~Nick Desaulniers

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