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[SOLVED] Re: GCC-4.3.3 sillyness

To: Ralf Baechle <>, Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Subject: [SOLVED] Re: GCC-4.3.3 sillyness
From: Manuel Lauss <>
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2009 08:59:57 +0100
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On Fri, 30 Jan 2009 08:44:07 +0100
Manuel Lauss <> wrote:

> Hello,
> Can't build kernel because gcc-4.3.3 comes up with this gem:
>   CC      arch/mips/kernel/traps.o
> cc1: warnings being treated as errors
> /linux-2.6.git/arch/mips/kernel/traps.c: In function 'set_uncached_handler':
> /linux-2.6.git/arch/mips/kernel/traps.c:1599: error: format not a string 
> literal and no format arguments

Turns out Gentoo applied a patch (from Debian) which unconditionally
enables -Wformat-security (which is responsible for the warning).

Sorry for the noise!
        Manuel Lauss

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