[PATCH] watchdog: sunxi: Fix compilation with C=2

Guenter Roeck linux at roeck-us.net
Fri Apr 4 11:01:11 PDT 2014

On 04/04/2014 10:57 AM, Emilio López wrote:
> Hi,
> El 04/04/14 14:35, Guenter Roeck escribió:
>> On 04/04/2014 10:24 AM, Emilio López wrote:
>>> When compiling sunxi_defconfig while using C=2, the following error
>>> causes the compilation to fail:
>>>      drivers/watchdog/sunxi_wdt.c:60:15: error: constant 0b0001 is not
>>> a valid number
>>> Fix it by using hex notation instead of the non-standard binary one
>> What defines "non-standard" here ?
> non-standard as not part of the C standard. Binary constant notation is a GCC extension as far as I'm aware:
> http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=23479
> http://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc/Binary-constants.html (Note the "C Extensions" section)

>> Isn't this a sparse problem that
>> should possibly
>> be fixed in sparse instead ?
> It could be fixed in sparse as well, I don't really mind either way. The binary notation doesn't seem to be used much, if at all, on the kernel though; most of the matches I saw when quickly grepping were comments.
Nah, if it is non-standard I don't think that would be a good idea.


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