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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 0/2] Stop some of the abuse of BUG() where compile time checks should be used.
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David Daney <ddaney.cavm@gmail.com> wrote:

> We thought about doing that, but without doing some complex preprocessor fu,
> the GCC attribute ((error())) thing doesn't do what we want.
>
> It appears that if more than a single instance of the construct is used in a
> compilation unit, the string emitted by the compiler for any of the violations
> will be the last string encountered.

Have you tried asking the gcc folks if this is likely to get fixed soon?

David


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