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SubjectRe: [PATCH][2.6.8-rc1-mm1] drivers/scsi/sg.c gcc341 inlining fix
On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 12:44:44PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Adrian Bunk wrote:
> >On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 11:52:46AM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> >
> >>...
> >>If gcc is insisting that prototypes for inlines no longer work, we have
> >>a lot of code churn on our hands ;-( Grumble.
> >
> >
> >I've counted at about 30 files with such problems in a full i386
> >2.6.7-mm7 compile.
> >
> >I've already sent patches for some of them (e.g. the dmascc.c one), and
> >they are usually pretty straightforward.
> This is not a problem with the kernel.
> All these files have been functioning just fine for years, with properly
> prototyped static inline functions.

Add -Winline to the compile flags, and name one gcc version that is able
to inline them all in sg.c ...

> Though there is a the claim that '#define inline always_inline' is
> leading to all this breakage.

gcc 3.4 is just complaining louder that it can't inline something it was
told to inline.

> Jeff



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