Inline warnings with GCC 4.2 in C99 mode

Ludovic Courtès ludo at
Tue Apr 8 13:23:55 CEST 2008


"Steve M. Robbins" <steve at> writes:

> Is the effect of this patch the same as compiling with -fgnu89-inline,
> or does it do something different?

Yes.  The trick is that 4.2 does not support C99 "extern inline" but
does support the `__gnu_inline__' attribute whose sole effect is to turn
off this warning, just like `-fgnu89-inline' but limited to the
declarations that use that attribute.


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