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Re: Compiler problems with zero-length array in the middle of a struct

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: Compiler problems with zero-length array in the middle of a struct
From: Carsten Langgaard <carstenl@mips.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2002 14:35:03 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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It should be a problem in gcc-3.0, also the SDE compiler has a problem with
that, but it's going to be fixed.

/Carsten


Ralf Baechle wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 11:47:26AM +0100, Carsten Langgaard wrote:
>
> > Some compiler reject a zero-length array in the middle of a structure,
> > and report it as an error.
> > So could we please redo the change, that has recently been done to
> > include/linux/raid/md_p.h (see patch below).
>
> Hmm...  What compiler version is that?  The gcc documentation explicitly
> permits empty arrays.
>
>   Ralf

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