Re: 2.4.10-pre9 min/max raises "const" warnings

J . A . Magallon (
Sat, 15 Sep 2001 00:55:38 +0200

On 20010914 Andreas Schwab wrote:
>Alexander Stohr <> writes:
>|> i am yet not sure if the used "? :" operator set does qualify as
>|> a left-value.
>For Standard C it isn't, but for GNU C it is.

Perhaps it is nonsense, but, as the kernel already uses gcc-specific features,
the gcc folks could extend to C th '<?' and '>?' operators from C++, so

#define max(a,b) (a >? b)
#define min(a,b) (a <? b)

It works at least since 2.95.2. gcc3 warns about signs in -Wall mode.

J.A. Magallon                           #  Let the source be with you...
Mandrake Linux release 8.1 (Cooker) for i586
Linux werewolf 2.4.9-ac10 #1 SMP Sat Sep 8 02:27:41 CEST 2001 i686
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