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Re: Replace gcc-specific __attribute__
Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Sep 3, 2008, at 5:40 AM, Gregory McGarry wrote:
>> I have a patch to replace most uses of gcc-specific __attribute__ with
>> the BSD sys/cdef.h preprocessor macros. The most common substitution
>> is __attribute__((packed)) with __packed. These changes are mostly
>> mechanical and are a large step towards compiling the kernel with PCC.
>> It would be nice to have these changes before the 5.0 release, but I'm
>> not too concerned. Should they go in?
> It sounds OK to me... but I guess I'm wondering why PCC's attributes
> aren't more compatible with GCC?
They will be, but it's not the highest priority right now to support all
stuff. The focus is mor on getting the C part of the compiler to be stable :-)
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