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SubjectRe: broken gcc 3.x update ("3.4.3""fixed")
Al Viro wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 04:40:10AM -0500, Clayton Weaver wrote:
>>Apropos of the recent "older compilers" discussion,
>>the string literal concatenation pre-processor bug
>>that I mentioned encountering in gcc-3.3.x and
>>gcc-3.4.[0,1] appears to be fixed in gcc-3.4.3.
>>(It was not the well-known "##" token pasting
>>pre-processor bug, incidentally.)
>>I've only tested with glibc-2.2.5 so far,
>>but I could reproduce it before with both
>>glibc-2.2.5 and glibc-2.3.2, so it probably
>>really is fixed.
> 1) What the hell does glibc version have to preprocessor behaviour?

There is no claim that it has anything, it just looks like a nice
complete statement of the conditions of the test. I believe there were
some issues with another problem, but I don't remember details.

> 2) Could you post the code (as small as possible) that triggers whatever
> bug you are talking about? Not a "here's the fragment that gets miscompiled"
> but something that could be fed to gcc and actually reproduce the bug.

I'd like to see that as well, in case it's something I might have in
application code.

-bill davidsen (
"The secret to procrastination is to put things off until the
last possible moment - but no longer" -me
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