Re: [dev] [st] [PATCH 4/3] tresize: remove unnecessary if

From: koneu <>
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2015 11:36:00 +0200

On April 12, 2015 10:56:40 AM CEST, wrote:
>On Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 10:41:36AM +0200, Silvan Jegen wrote:
>> I was thinking about this option too but in that case you would be
>> calling memmove with an identical src and dst when i == 0. The man
>> for glibc memmove(3) does not mention anything about this being a
>> so I am not sure that is a good thing to do.
>"The memory areas may overlap: copying takes place as though the bytes
>src are first copied into a temporary array that does not overlap src
>or dest, and the bytes are then copied from the temporary array to
>src == dest is just a case of overlapping areas, it must work.

It is not a nop though, but two copy operations. Even with i=0 the function call might be more costly than a simple je.
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