Here's one answer (for now) #define inline /* ha ha, no more in-lining today Jeeves */ I'll leave method number 2 for a day or so to add a sense of mystery and wonder (or merely just wait for someone else to post it).
>>inlining does not take place
And at the discrection of the compiler at all times. The compiler can decide to ignore inlining at all times if it wants to. inline is only a suggestion to the compiler, not a requirement that it has to honor.