Re: [PATCH] compiler-intel: fix wrong compiler barrier() macro

From: Pranith Kumar
Date: Wed Apr 29 2015 - 12:40:50 EST

On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 10:59 AM, mancha security <mancha1@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The problem is that ICC defines __GNUC__ so barrier() gets defined
> in compiler-gcc.h. Your commit removed an #undef from compiler-intel.h
> so compiler.h will never define barrier to __memory_barrier().

OK, I see your point. But, ICC has support for GCC inline assembly. So
the change does not seem to be making any difference. We are using our
own asm barrier rather than the inbuilt one provided by ICC.

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