Re: More errors compiling kernel with GCC 3.1

From: John Weber (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 23:58:21 EST

John Weber wrote:

> I'm just trying to read the source code, and I am having trouble in a
> few areas. For example, I am completely baffled by the number of macros
> that get called in some places. For example, in the semaphore code...
> just wondering why DECLARE_MUTEX (macro) calls DECLARE_SEMAPHORE_GENERIC
> (macro) calls SEMAPHORE_INITIALIZER (macro) calls
> WAIT_QUEUE_HEAD_INITIALIZER (macro) and so on, and so on...

I apologize, but this was mistakenly sent to the wrong mailing list...
I was complaining about some parts of the kernel that gcc 3.1 was having
  trouble with, which upon reading I was having trouble with :).

Sorry for the pollution...

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