[cfe-dev] Is __attribute(weak) supposed to fail?
wilsonkk at shaw.ca
Sat Jul 12 04:04:14 PDT 2008
There is no bug filed for this, that I could see.
I did get libxml2 to compile without pthread support and 'make tests' worked
(though I am apparently missing some test xml files...but at least there
were no fatal errors and 'testapi' seemed fine excluding pthread tests).
So my question on '__attribute(weak)' still stands, but at least I could get
From: Eric Christopher [mailto:echristo at apple.com]
Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2008 1:39 AM
To: Kelly W
Cc: cfe-dev at cs.uiuc.edu
Subject: Re: [cfe-dev] Is __attribute(weak) supposed to fail?
On Jul 11, 2008, at 11:07 PM, Kelly W wrote:
> Hello all,
> Just wondering if '__attribute(weak)' is supposed to fail in the
> Verifier due to it not being supported at this point for Linux? I
> checked around with Google and looked through the code a little.I
> can see weak support converted to objc_gc(weak) for Darwin and
> Solaris, but nothing for Linux. I was compiling libxml2 and the
> Verifier didn't like '__attribute(weak);' for an extern function
> declaration, so I thought I would ask.
Hunh. It shouldn't be too hard to support - is there a bug for it? If
it's supported in some way (objc_gc? weird.) on darwin it should be
easy to support on linux.
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