Re: [PATCH] Fix undefined/miscompiled construct in kernel parameters

From: Andi Kleen (
Date: Sun Jun 15 2003 - 12:32:56 EST

> They are not arbitrary symbols. They are symbols in the same data
> structure, set up by the linker script. Gcc doesn't know that, but the
> fact that gcc doesn't know doesn't mean that gcc should be lazy and
> doesn't really excuse buggy code.
> The gcc developers you talked to are picking their legalistic noses, and
> it's sad that this isn't exactly the first time it has happened.

I tend to agree, feel free to flame them. But it doesn't help me right now
when I want to get a booting kernel. Could you merge that change or if you
prefer I can rewrite it to anonymous asm (but it will be probably more ugly).
I just need some workaround.



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