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    SubjectRe: [IDEA+RFC] Possible solution for min()/max() war
    On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 11:32:55PM +0200, Peter T. Breuer wrote:

    > Now I think of it, I suppose
    >
    > unsafe_min_or_max_at_line_##__LINE__()
    >
    > will definitely evoke a meaningful link error.

    umm, no, the ## is removed and you are left with:
    undefined reference to `unsafe_min_or_max_at_line___LINE__'

    The best I can think of would be something like:
    asm(".unsafe_use_of_min_or_max_in_" __FUNCTION__)

    which would not give you the line number, as the line number is only avalable in
    integer form, I doubt you will be able to get that very well. The assembler will
    give a line in relation to the asm, rather than the C, which is not what you
    want...

    > I still suspect that illegal assembler will do the job, since it must
    > be treated after gcc has produced assembler itself and line references
    > must still be present then for the assembler to be able to give meaningful
    > error messages (;), but assembler is not something I write, so someone
    > else needs to say.

    Those are in relation to the assembler, not the C code..

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