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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Command abbreviations

From: Robert Collins
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Command abbreviations
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2004 19:24:18 +1100

On Fri, 2004-03-19 at 07:57, Charles Duffy wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-03-18 at 15:06, Tom Lord wrote:
> > There's a difference.  The spurious compiler warning is a side effect
> > of the limitation of code-flow-analysis plus not bloating my compiler
> > with crap --- very fundamental facts of life.
> It shouldn't be -- gcc knows that exit is a noreturn function, and
> __attribute__ (noreturn) can easy enough be applied to panic and such.

And is in one of my branches ;].

> Of course, being that the noreturn attribute is (I think) a GNU
> extension, it makes sense to hide it inside a conditionally expanded
> macro... but that way you've got less spurious lint when using
> halfway-modern builds of gcc (I think 2.5 and newer).

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