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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] [Coding Style]: fs/ext{3,4}/ext{3,4}_jbd{,2}.c
    Al Viro wrote:
    > __func__ is C99, but it's not what __FUNCTION__ used to be - it's not a
    > string literal.
    > The identifier __func__ shall be implicitly declared by the translator
    > as if, immediately following the opening brace of each function definition,
    > the declaration
    > static const char __func__[] = "function-name";
    > appeared, where function-name is the name of the lexically-enclosing function.
    > IOW, it's a phase 7 (parsing and translation of translation units) and not
    > phase 4 (preprocessor). Practical implications are:
    > * _way_ fewer kludges
    > * it happens after phase 6 (string literal concatenation)
    > So __FUNCION__ " is called" within body of foo() would result in
    > "foo is called" while __func__ "is called" is a syntax error.
    > These days old gcc __FUNCTION__ is gone; it's a macro expanding to __func__,
    > so behaviour does *not* match the original (see above).

    so if I understand correctly, this requires a fix:
    __FUNCTION__ is a macro expanding to __func__ and translated as if previously
    in that function was declared:
    static const char __func__[] = "function-name";

    As is DEBUG() - when active - will produce a syntax error.

    Signed-off-by: Roel Kluin <>
    diff --git a/drivers/pcmcia/au1000_xxs1500.c b/drivers/pcmcia/au1000_xxs1500.c
    index ce9d5c4..855e1d6 100644
    --- a/drivers/pcmcia/au1000_xxs1500.c
    +++ b/drivers/pcmcia/au1000_xxs1500.c
    @@ -56,7 +56,7 @@
    #define PCMCIA_IRQ AU1000_GPIO_4

    #if 0
    -#define DEBUG(x,args...) printk(__FUNCTION__ ": " x,##args)
    +#define DEBUG(x, args...) printk("%s: ", __func__, x, ##args)
    #define DEBUG(x,args...)

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