Re: [PATCH] gcc-3.0.1 and 2.4.7-ac1

From: Niels Kristian Bech Jensen (
Date: Fri Jul 27 2001 - 01:55:52 EST

On Thu, 26 Jul 2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> - "static inline" means "we have to have this function, if you use it
> but don't inline it, then make a static version of it in this
> compilation unit"
> - "extern inline" means "I actually _have_ an extern for this function,
> but if you want to inline it, here's the inline-version"
> ... we should just convert
> all current users of "extern inline" to "static inline".
Doesn't work for the ones in include/linux/parport_pc.h, which have
extern versions in drivers/parport/parport_pc.c. Gives build errors.

Niels Kristian Bech Jensen -- --

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