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From: Jonathan Bryant <jtbryant@v...>
Subject: Function Inlining
What is the deal with the -inline option for ocamlopt?  I've turned it
off (0), turned it on (1), turned it up (10 - 100) and gone crazy
(10000) with it.  Yet my executable says exactly the same size and runs
in exactly the same time.  I know inlining functions leads to code
bloating and (usually) performance increases, so I'm confused.  Is it
not working?  I have both large and small functions so it's not that
they are all getting inlined any time it is on.  Besides turning it off
makes no difference.

What's going on here?

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