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SubjectRe: non-gcc linux?
#pragma is a particularly difficult problem to deal with because it is
non macro friendly. =(

Sounds like C99 initializers are a likely first target for integration.

I'll keep plugging away at other stuff here as well.

Andi Kleen wrote:
>
> On Thu, Nov 02, 2000 at 09:17:44PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > How can I insure that the largest possible amount of my efforts benefit
> > > the community at large? Hopefully this will make it easier to move to
> > > C99 or any other future compiler porting project.
> >
> > The asm I dont know - its a hard problem. Things like C99 initializers for 2.5
> > seem quite a reasonable change. There are also things like partial structure
> > packing with __attribute((packed)) that can be hard to port
>
> All non toy compilers[1] I've seen so far had some equivalent of __attribute__((packed)).
> It just always has a different syntax, usually even non macro friendly (#pragma)
>
> -Andi
>
> [1] ok and the TenDRA one

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