Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/07/26/18:16:32

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Date: Mon, 26 Jul 1999 18:18:01 -0400
From: Endlisnis <s257m AT unb DOT ca>
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To: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
CC: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Subject: Re: __attribute__((unused)), gcc get's confused...?
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:

> On Sun, 25 Jul 1999, Endlisnis wrote:
> > I'm having a problem with unused parameters.  This code:
> > char **__crt0_glob_function (__attribute__((unused)) char * _argument)
> __attribute__ should come *after* the name, like this:
>  char **__crt0_glob_function (char * _argument __attribute__((unused)))
> If you study carefully the GCC docs that describe __attribute__, you
> will see that all the examples there put __attribute__ after the name,
> not before it.

    I had looked in the info pages for gcc, and I did find that, but the way I
posted it was the only way it didn't get a parse error.  Here is a program I
tried just now.  And the output from gcc.

int main(int argc __attribute__((unused)), char** argv)
 return 0;
 } Error: parse error before `__attribute__'
 In function `int main(...)': Error: confused by earlier errors, bailing out
 There were some errors

I'm using gcc v2.8.1
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