[coreboot] [PATCH] v3: convert fake SPD to struct spd_entry

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Fri Feb 29 22:16:38 CET 2008

* Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> [080229 22:04]:
>>  85% of 128 bytes? Therefore this is O(n) now instead of O(1) in ROM
>> accesses. Are you sure?
> Well, since we need the fake SPD in initram, we can't compress it and 
> really lose that space in ROM. That's why I decided to accept higher lookup 
> cost to achieve space savings. However, if anybody can show that the 
> increased code complexity costs us more ROM space than what we save by 
> converting the data structure from a direct access array to an iterated 
> list, I'm all for changing it back.

Oh I had assumed you had already analyzed the code space savings before
claiming your method saves 85% by running in a loop instead of once.


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