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Bug 138433 - ia32el fails to compile with new gcc
ia32el fails to compile with new gcc
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ia32el (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2004-11-09 04:00 EST by Yoav Zach
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-13 13:11:07 EST
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fixes the problem of compiling with new gcc (2.45 KB, patch)
2004-11-09 04:03 EST, Yoav Zach
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Description Yoav Zach 2004-11-09 04:00:37 EST
Description of problem:
when trying to build ia32el with gcc that ships with rhel4 we hit 
some minor problems, which made the compilation fail.

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Comment 1 Yoav Zach 2004-11-09 04:03:04 EST
Created attachment 106317 [details]
fixes the problem of compiling with new gcc
Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2004-11-09 04:54:20 EST
The ia32el srpms have this fixed already (by removing inline keyword where
it should not be used as the function really is not inlinable).
See ia32el-gcc34.patch patch.
Comment 3 Yoav Zach 2004-11-09 06:31:52 EST
we considered this solution and prefer to remove the -Winline switch. 
can you please reconsider it ?
Comment 4 Jakub Jelinek 2004-11-09 07:59:17 EST
Curious, why you think removing -Winline is better?
IMHO it is quite useful warning, if you have code that you intend to be inlined,
it helps you ensure it really is inlined.
What purpose is for the inline keyword on functions that really can't be inlined
(they don't have function bodies defined in the header that has the inline
keywords nor anything else that is included in the .c files that are using
these routines)?
Comment 5 Yoav Zach 2004-11-09 08:36:51 EST
the argument was that it depends on the compiler, whether a function 
can be inlined or not. and we don't want to get into a situation 
where we need to change the sources for each new version of gcc (or 
intel compiler when we'll start using it).
Comment 6 Jakub Jelinek 2004-11-16 07:52:35 EST
It seems the noaltroot patch was already removing -Winline.
Anyway, I have added the patch as is and removed from noaltroot the same hunks
(because on RHEL3 noaltroot patch is not applied).
Comment 7 Jay Turner 2005-01-13 13:11:07 EST
Intel, closing this out, as it hasn't come up in recent discussions.  Please
reopen if the problem is still present.

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