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mnl@dtro.e-technik.tu-darmstadt.de (Michael N. Lipp)
> I can't compile the latest linux kernel with the latest gcc due to a
> strange define in checksum.S. The gcc preprocessor complains about
> the usage of elipses in the macros

linux-2.2.x are strictly egcs-1.1.x or gcc-2.95.x at the latest. 2.96 won't
work, and it won't be fixed.

> #define SRC(y...) \
> 9999: y; \

The idea is to have y optional, i.e. call:

SRC() --> 9999: ; ...

SRC(foo) --> 9999: foo ; ...

Maybe this can be fixed for 2.96, but it breaks badly elsewhere (doesn't
compile; kernel builds but hangs/crashes at boot; kernel appears to work
fine while it is busy eating your disk; ...)
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