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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



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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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