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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Makefile: Convert -Wimplicit-fallthrough=3 to just -Wimplicit-fallthrough for clang
On Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 08:06:05PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sat, 2019-08-10 at 19:04 -0700, Nathan Chancellor wrote:
> > On a tangential note, how are you planning on doing the fallthrough
> > comment to attribute conversion? The reason I ask is clang does not
> > support the comment annotations, meaning that when Nathan Huckleberry's
> > patch is applied to clang (which has been accepted [1]), we are going
> > to get slammed by the warnings. I just ran an x86 defconfig build at
> > 296d05cb0d3c with his patch applied and I see 27673 instances of this
> > warning... (mostly coming from some header files so nothing crazy but it
> > will be super noisy).
> >
> > If you have something to share like a script or patch, I'd be happy to
> > test it locally.
> >
> > [1]: https://reviews.llvm.org/D64838
>
> Something like this patch:
>
> https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/patch/1108577/
>
> Maybe use:
>
> #define fallthrough [[fallthrough]]
>
> if the compiler supports that notation
>

That patch as it stands will work with D64838, as it is adding support
for the GNU fallthrough attribute.

However, I assume that all of the /* fall through */ comments will need
to be converted to the attribute macro, was that going to be done with
Coccinelle or something else?

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