Re: [PATCH 4/9] UML - Export gcov symbol based on gcc version
From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 11:56:55 EST
On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 01:48:54PM -0500, Jeff Dike wrote:
> bunk@xxxxxxxxx said:
> > This patch is still wrong.
> > It seems my comment on this  was lost:
> > <-- snip -->
> > This line has to be something like
> > ( (__GNUC__ == 3 && __GNUC_MINOR__ == 3 && __GNUC_PATCHLEVEL__ >= 4)
> > && \
> > HEAVILY_PATCHED_SUSE_GCC )
> > I hope SuSE has added some #define to distinguish what they call "gcc
> > 3.3.4" from GNU gcc 3.3.4
> It wasn't lost - I am just disinclined to cater to distros making their
> gcc lie about its version.
And therefore you added a patch that helps only those distros at the
price of breaking other people and distros using sane compilers?
"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed
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