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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.21 kill warnings 4/19
Andrew Morton wrote:
> Tom Rini wrote:
>
>>On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 08:57:02PM +0200, Thomas 'Dent' Mirlacher wrote:
>>
>>>On Mon, 10 Jun 2002, Maksim (Max) Krasnyanskiy wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>Hi Martin,
>>>>
>>>>How about replacing __FUNCTION__ with __func__ ?
>>>>GCC 3.x warns that __FUNCTION__ is obsolete and will be removed.
>>>
>>>is __func__ already supported for gcc 2.96?
>>
>>Well it works with 2.95.3, which is the important part...
>
>
> The 2.5 kernel must be buildable on gcc-2.91.66, aka egcs-1.1.2.
>
> The 2.95.x requirement was reverted because sparc (or sparc64?)
> needs egcs-1.1.2.
>
> __func__ does *not* work on egcs-1.1.2 and so cannot be used in Linux.
>
> `struct blah = { .open = driver_open };' *does* work in egcs-1.1.2
> and is OK to use.

As far as I know all GCC compilers before 3.1 where utter crap on sparc64!


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