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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:
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    > 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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