RE: [Linux-ia64] [Patch] Fix in process.c

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2003-01-18 14:11:54
>>>>> On Fri, 17 Jan 2003 19:04:55 -0800, "Siddha, Suresh B" <> said:

  Suresh> hi David, Type of "ia64_ret_from_clone" is declared
  Suresh> differently here(char as against function) and we end up
  Suresh> linking object files with different types for the
  Suresh> symbol(which the linker will not like).

  Suresh> Current C-code is assuming gcc specific behaviour(gcc does
  Suresh> not fix the type for extern variables, leaves it to the
  Suresh> linker).

I understand that.  What I'm saying is that GCC does the sane thing.
There's got to be a way to get the address of a label without having
to materialize a function pointer.

Received on Fri Jan 17 19:13:29 2003

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : 2005-08-02 09:20:11 EST