Order of entries in make/mapfiles/reorder-*
david.holmes at oracle.com
Fri Dec 8 10:59:38 UTC 2017
On 8/12/2017 7:53 PM, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> On 2017-12-08 07:26, David Holmes wrote:
> I don't know. They existed long time before I started working on the
> build system. I believe they were an attempt to optimize the layout
> based on some test that ran years and years ago. It's likely that they
> do nothing (at best) or worsen performance (at worst). Very few
> libraries has these reorder files any more. If you think you need to
> update one, I think a reasonable course of action is to remove it instead.
If an exported API is not in the reorder file then the build fails. So I
have to add the new methods to it. The content of the files is very
mysterious with apparent comments that make no sense
# Test Null
# Test Hello
I'll just add them close to existing related entries.
> Maybe Claes can help me confirm my speculation about performance..?
>> On 7/12/2017 8:15 PM, David Holmes wrote:
>>> I have to add new entries to the mapfiles. How is the order in the
>>> reorder-* files determined?
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