[libvirt] [PATCH] build: avoid gcc 4.7 warning about inlines

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Tue Feb 7 22:57:40 UTC 2012

On 02/06/2012 08:12 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> gcc 4.7 complains:
> util/virhashcode.c:49:17: error: always_inline function might not be inlinable [-Werror=attributes]
> util/virhashcode.c:35:17: error: always_inline function might not be inlinable [-Werror=attributes]
> Normal 'inline' is a hint that the compiler may ignore; the fact
> that the function is static is good enough.  We don't care if the
> compiler decided not to inline after all.
> * src/util/virhashcode.c (getblock, fmix): Relax attribute.
> ---
> Pushing under the build-breaker rule; this lets the build get
> further on rawhide (it later fails with:
>   GEN   remote/remote_protocol.h
> /usr/bin/rpcgen: C preprocessor failed with exit code 1
> cannot shutdown /usr/bin/rpcgen:  at ./rpc/genprotocol.pl line 122.
> that I still have to investigate).

It turns out that this later failure appears to have been due to a bug
in gcc; upgrading to the latest rawhide pulled in a new gcc build where
rpcgen no longer fails do to a preprocessor failure, but the generated
file no longer compiles.  I'm still investigating.

Eric Blake   eblake at redhat.com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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