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    SubjectRe: 2.5.8-dj1 : arch/i386/kernel/smpboot.c error
    At 08:28 AM 4/17/2002 -0700, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
    >> Even though clustered_apic_mode is 0, the compiler still complains
    >> about the second one and the first one doesn't depend on
    >> clustered_apic_mode at all.
    >Hmmm ... not sure why the compiler complains about the second one,
    >that's very strange ;-)

    That's because we're using C. If we rewrote the kernel in FORTRAN, the FORTRAN compiler would happily let us redefine 0 to any other value :)

    (How bout it guys? We could rewrite the kernel in C++, then run a C++-to-FORTRAN conversion script on it!)


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