Re: [PATCH] gcc-3.1 ffs problem, kernel 2.4.18

Richard Henderson (
Thu, 28 Mar 2002 21:10:25 -0800

On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 06:42:38PM +0100, Michal Moskal wrote:
> Following patch is needed to compile linux-2.4.18 with xfs patch with
> recent gcc 3.1 snapshot.

What is the failure mode?

> It is clearly bug in linux includes (they use asm code unconditionally,
> even on constants, ...

So? I don't see that that's a *bug* at all. A missed optimization
opportunity yes, bug no.

> Beside this linux-2.4.18 compiled with gcc-3.1 20020311 works fine for
> me.

Thanks for testing though.

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