Re: [RFC][PATCH 1/10] 64 bit resources core changes
From: Al Viro
Date: Thu Mar 23 2006 - 15:58:45 EST
On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 12:52:42PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Mar 2006, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > hmmmm are there any platforms where unsigned long long is > 64 bits?
> > (and yes it would be nice if there was a u64 printf flag ;)
> Adding a new printf flag is technically _trivial_.
> The problem is getting gcc not to warn about it every time it sees it
> (while not losing the gcc format string checking entirely). Do newer gcc's
> allow some way of saying "this flag takes this type" for extended format
Well... We could implement that in sparse and tell gcc to stop bothering
with that warning. At which point it becomes trivial to extend...
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