[m-rev.] for post-commit review: local foreign_decl's

Zoltan Somogyi zs at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Mon Jun 21 13:01:52 AEST 2004

On 19-Jun-2004, Fergus Henderson <fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> > + at example
> > +:- pragma foreign_decl("@var{Lang}", local, @var{DeclCode}).
> > + at end example
> I have a few questions:
> - Does this declaration imply that any code which makes use of the
> foreign_decl cannot be cross-module inlined?


> If yes:
> - Since the compiler can't easily tell when foreign code makes use of
> a foreign decl, does that mean that this declaration entirely prevents
> cross-module inlining of any foreign code from the module which contains it?

At the moment, it is the programmer's job to mark the predicates involved
with the no_inline pragma.

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