Re: [PATCH 2/2] kbuild: clang: Disable the 'duplicate-decl-specifier' warning
From: Masahiro Yamada
Date: Wed Jun 21 2017 - 05:12:05 EST
2017-05-24 17:21 GMT+09:00 Arnd Bergmann <arnd@xxxxxxxx>:
> On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 2:04 AM, Matthias Kaehlcke <mka@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> El Wed, May 17, 2017 at 11:45:29AM -0700 Matthias Kaehlcke ha dit:
>>> El Wed, May 17, 2017 at 09:35:57AM +0200 Arnd Bergmann ha dit:
>>> > On Tue, May 16, 2017 at 11:41 PM, Doug Anderson <dianders@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> It seems the duplicate-decl-specifier warning targets specifically C89:
>> "The same type qualifier shall not appear more than once in the same
>> specifier list or qualifier list, either directly or via one or more
>> C89 (6.5.3)
>> gcc also raises a warning when '-pedantic' is specified and
>> -std=gnu89/c89 (or unspecified), but not with -std=gnu99/c99.
>> This bug might help to shed more light on this:
> I also notice that neither compiler differentiates between a)
> typedef const int cint;
> const cint i;
> and b)
> const int i;
> const typeof(a) j;
> I would have expected a warning for a) but not b), but both 'clang --std=gnu89'
> and 'gcc --pedantic --std=gnu89' warn about both of b as well, and don't warn
> for newer standards.
I think we agreed to apply 1/2.
How about 2/2?
I think we mostly discussed preferable behavior of -Wduplicate-decl-specifier,
but we did not come up with an idea to solve the problem for
already shipped clang versions.
(BTW, we have not defined the minimal supported version of clang yet.)