[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] gcc-4.0 support
D Richard Felker III
dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Jan 22 02:56:06 CET 2005
On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 10:53:21PM +0100, Guillaume POIRIER wrote:
> Le dimanche 16 janvier 2005 à 16:42 +0100, Guillaume POIRIER a écrit :
> > MPlayer-pre6 was supposed to support gcc-4.0, but it looks like on my
> > machine, there still are some files that are problematic:
> > - libaf/af.c
> > See below for gcc's output.
> > make: Entering directory `/home/guillaume/main/libaf'
> > /usr/lib/gcc-snapshot/bin/gcc -c -I../libvo -I../../libvo
> > -I/usr/X11R6/include -fno-PIC -g -O4 -march=athlon-xp -mcpu=athlon-xp
> > -pipe -ffast-math -fomit-frame-pointer -D_REENTRANT -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE
> > -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64 -I. -Wall -o af.o af.c
> > `-mcpu=' is deprecated. Use `-mtune=' or '-march=' instead.
> > af.c: In function 'af_outputlen':
> > af.c:527: error: address of register variable 'mul' requested
> > af.c: In function 'af_inputlen':
> > af.c:544: error: address of register variable 'mul' requested
> > af.c: In function 'af_calc_insize_constrained':
> > af.c:568: error: address of register variable 'mul' requested
> > make: *** [af.o] Error 1
> > make: Leaving directory `/home/guillaume/main/libaf'
> > make: *** [libaf/libaf.a] Erreur 2
> > make: Leaving directory `/home/guillaume/main'
> > make: *** [build-stamp] Erreur 2
> Here's a patch that allows the compilation with gcc-4.0.0 of libaf/af.c.
> Tested also with gcc-2.95.4, 3.3.5, 3.4.4 on i386. They all compile
> Please comment on that patch.
> It's very simple, and this is the reason why I'm worried I maybe
> underestimated the problem.
> The issue addressed is just that it's obviously syntacticly incorrect to
> use the "&" operand to take the address of a variable that is declared
> as "register".
> Now I guess there must be a good reason that the code was written that
> way, but I don't see it...
No, the reason it was written that way is that Anders is an idiot.
Actually the register keyword should almost never be used, certainly
not here. We're shipping 100000l of cola his way; in the mean time
> No commit without any go-ahead.
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