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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] PentiumPro/II split in x86 config
Em Tue, May 28, 2002 at 12:24:14PM +1000, Keith Owens escreveu:
> On Mon, 27 May 2002 23:16:47 -0300,
> Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@conectiva.com.br> wrote:
> >Em Tue, May 28, 2002 at 12:05:54PM +1000, Keith Owens escreveu:
> >> Better still, use the C language standard:
> >>
> >> .vendor = X86_VENDOR_INTEL,
> >
> >oops, gcc accepts that, good to know that this is standard C, but for the
> >kernel, I think that this doesn't matter as gcc is the only compiler that
> >understands the GCC Language 8) Or am I wrong? I'd love to be... 8)
>
> 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.

I see, I was not thinking about those bits of the build, only kernel code, where
there are plenty of other gccisms.

/me will take a look at the latest C standard... :-)

- Arnaldo
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