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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix extern inline errors with gcc 4.3.0
    On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 12:22:01PM -0400, Jeff Dike wrote:
    > On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 10:32:43AM +0300, Benny Halevy wrote:
    > > Note that the crash happened with gcc 4.1.2 and it will get the
    > > -fno-unit-at-a-time flag with the proposed patch.
    > >
    > > That said, this option or the lack of it ought not to cause any
    > > runtime crashes. If it does, I'd feel much more comfortable to know
    > > exactly what the root cause is before deciding to use the flag to
    > > workaround^hide it.
    >
    > I agree.
    >
    > The constraints on [no-]unit-at-a-time that I see are:
    >...
    > x86_64 uses unit-at-a-time always
    >...

    The only gcc versions that ever supported unit-at-a-time without
    enabling it by default was some patched gcc 3.3 that included a
    backport of unit-at-a-time to gcc 3.3.

    Just as a note that I doubt this matters in practice today.

    > Jeff

    cu
    Adrian

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