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SubjectRe: block/bsg.c
Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jul 2007 20:47:45 -0400 Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> wrote:
>
>> Andrew Morton wrote:
>>> The modern way of shutting up gcc is uninitialized_var().
>>
>> Should I convert my misc-2.6.git#gccbug repository over to this, and
>> push upstream?
>
> Opinions differ (a bit) but personally I think the benefit of fixing the
> warnings outweighs the risk that these suppressions will later hide a real
> bug.

Tooting my own horn, but, anything in #gccbug I consider to be verified
to -not- be hiding a real bug. Human-verified not machine-verified, of
course, so it's imperfect. But at least it's been reviewed and
considered carefully.

I'll look into "tarting up" #gccbug for upstream... I had missed the
introduction of uninitialized_var(), which was the genesis for this line
of questioning.

Jeff


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