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SubjectRe: [PATCH] MIPS: Make BUG() __noreturn.
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"Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org> writes:

> Otherwise it looks like the attribute is useless -- it looks like it can
> only be used for functions where GCC can determine the function does not
> return anyway. Which means it is redundant.

The purpose of the attribute is to tell the _callers_ of this function
that it does not return. It does not change how the attributed function
itself is compiled.

Andreas.

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