Re: [PATCH][RFC] PentiumPro/II split in x86 config
Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo (email@example.com)
Wed, 29 May 2002 01:27:53 -0300
Em Wed, May 29, 2002 at 02:23:50PM +1000, Rusty Russell escreveu:
> On Tue, 28 May 2002 00:02:00 -0300
> Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Em Tue, May 28, 2002 at 11:55:47AM +0900, Miles Bader escreveu:
> > > Keith Owens <email@example.com> writes:
> > > > The kernel can only be compiled with gcc, but some bits of the build
> > > > are compiled and run on the host, using the host compiler. Avoid using
> > > > gccisms where there is a standard way of doing it.
> > >
> > > That particular gccism completely infests the kernel, so there seems
> > > little point in avoiding it in favor of the uglier standard syntax.
> > Agreed.
> > What I'll do: continue using the simpler way that only gcc understands but
> > take care to not use gccisms when and if I patch build bits.
> WARNING: The older form is deprecated. From the info pages:
> Another syntax which has the same meaning, obsolete since GCC 2.5, is
> `FIELDNAME:', as shown here:
> Janitors wanted,
Ouch, Rusty, I'll reread the info pages and go over all the tree and start
submitting patches, starting tomorrow. Expect that sound, multiple times.
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