Re: Linux 2.4.26-rc2
From: Marcelo Tosatti
Date: Thu Apr 08 2004 - 14:40:05 EST
On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 11:57:12AM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> Any chance of getting this patch in before 2.4.26 final?
> This patch is needed for compiling 2.4 with recent versions of gcc,
> such as the gcc 3.3.3 hammer branch or gcc 3.4. The gcc developers
> changed the name of the attribute that indicates that something is
> actually needed, even though gcc can't see why, from "__unused__" to
> "__used__". This patch copes with that.
> The patch is from Stephen Rothwell. He discovered the problem on
> ppc64, but in fact it would exist on any architecture.
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