Subject: Re: troubles building current on an alpha
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 03/12/2001 08:09:14
On Mon, Mar 12, 2001 at 09:32:32AM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> > This is the (semi-)common "forget to include <string.h> problem." that
> > doesn't affect many (all?) 32 bit platforms but shows up on alphas.
> > I've committed a fix - you should see it on the anoncvs mirrors in the
> > next few hours.
> Is there some sane way to make this generate a warning on say...
> i386 platforms? :)
Actually, I think it's a bug in gcc -- gcc is allowing its implicit
prototypes of built-in functions to pass -Wmissing-prototypes, which
it has to do for some built-ins, but shouldn't do for built-ins which
replace things in the user namespace.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>