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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] fork: avoid weak function arch_dup_task_struct
On 05/01/2011 05:11 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Sun, 01 May 2011 15:59:12 -0700 "H. Peter Anvin"<hpa@zytor.com> wrote:
>
>> On 05/01/2011 12:25 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
>>> On Wed, 27 Apr 2011 16:26:35 +0200 Hans Rosenfeld<hans.rosenfeld@amd.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Avoid potential gcc bug by not using a weak function for
>>>> arch_dup_task_struct. Use an #ifdef'ed static function for
>>>> archs that don't have a special arch_dup_task_struct implementation.
>>>
>>> The patch is unreviewable (and hence unusable) if you don't describe
>>> this "potential gcc bug".
>>
>> http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0804.3/3202.html
>>
>
> gcc-4.1.0 and 4.1.1 were explicitly banned via a test in
> include/linux/compiler-gcc4.h for this reason.
>

OK, no issue then. Sorry for the noise.

-hpa


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