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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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