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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/7] alpha: Eliminate compiler warning from memset macro
On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 10:04 AM, Richard Henderson <> wrote:
> Compiling with GCC 4.8 yields several instances of
> crypto/vmac.c: In function ‘vmac_final’:
> crypto/vmac.c:616:9: warning: value computed is not used [-Wunused-value]
> memset(&mac, 0, sizeof(vmac_t));
> ^
> arch/alpha/include/asm/string.h:31:25: note: in definition of macro ‘memset’
> ? __builtin_memset((s),0,(n)) \
> ^
> Converting the macro to an inline function eliminates this problem.
> Signed-off-by: Richard Henderson <>
> ---

On IRC we found out that this breaks the breaks kernel build with
gcc-3.4 with "sorry, unimplemented: inlining failed in call to
'memset': recursive inlining" message on some file. I'll drop this
patch for now.
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