Re: [PATCH 4/9] UML - Export gcov symbol based on gcc version

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 18:50:27 EST

On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 06:53:15PM -0500, Jeff Dike wrote:
> bunk@xxxxxxxxx said:
> > And therefore you added a patch that helps only those distros at the
> > price of breaking other people and distros using sane compilers?
> Didn't you start this thread by pointing out that SuSE has a gcc 3.3.4
> which isn't? I would call that a compiler which lies about its version, and
> for the purposes of this argument, I would say that it is not a sane
> compiler.

I said:

<-- snip -->

This line has to be something like

( (__GNUC__ == 3 && __GNUC_MINOR__ == 3 && __GNUC_PATCHLEVEL__ >= 4) && \

<-- snip -->

Only heavily patches gcc 3.3 compiler define __gcov_init.

Anton's original report said that he needs __gcov_init with
SuSE gcc 3.3.4 .

> Given this, your original (correct) claim was that my patch would not help
> such compilers. Are you now claiming that it does help such compilers, and
> no one else?

No, my claim is that no sane gcc 3.3 defines __gcov_init.

> Jeff



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