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From: Al Viro <viro@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>
To: "Kirill A. Shutemov" <kirill@shutemov.name>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	Aaro Koskinen <aaro.koskinen@iki.fi>,
	Andrew Pinski <pinskia@gmail.com>,
	Sasha Levin <sasha.levin@oracle.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kernel: use the gnu89 standard explicitly
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:26:17 +0100
Message-ID: <20141019232617.GL7996@ZenIV.linux.org.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20141019232124.GC9319@node.dhcp.inet.fi>

On Mon, Oct 20, 2014 at 02:21:24AM +0300, Kirill A. Shutemov wrote:
> s/C11/C99/
> 
> > 
> > 	(rwlock_t) { .raw_lock = { 0 }, }
> > 
> > as compound literal (which is not constant) rather than constant
> > initalizer plus a cast.
> 
> In some places we can just drop the cast, but it doesn't work everywhere.
> I don't see a way to get pre-c99 semantics here.

I have a moderately bitrotten patchset taking care of that; might make sense
to resurrect it...

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Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-10-19 16:07 Sasha Levin
2014-10-19 20:05 ` Linus Torvalds
2014-10-19 20:23   ` Joe Perches
     [not found]     ` <CA+55aFwbq4TtQXC9PTjOF3UPP7u8XH1mSYjvT7pevKcQBfy25A@mail.gmail.com>
2014-10-19 21:31       ` Joe Perches
2014-10-19 21:03   ` Aaro Koskinen
2014-10-19 23:05     ` Linus Torvalds
2014-10-19 23:10       ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2014-10-19 23:19         ` Al Viro
2014-10-19 23:21         ` Kirill A. Shutemov
2014-10-19 23:26           ` Al Viro [this message]
2014-10-19 23:49         ` Linus Torvalds
2014-10-19 23:59           ` Sasha Levin
2014-10-20  0:23             ` Linus Torvalds
2014-10-20  4:16               ` Al Viro
2014-10-19 23:25       ` pinskia
2014-10-19 23:52   ` Sasha Levin
2014-10-19 22:29 ` Kirill A. Shutemov

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