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Re: [Patch] Fix build warnings for GAS on mips-linux-gnu
On Wed, 11 Jul 2012, Alan Modra wrote:
> > But that would be a bug in our configury then (such as one observed by
> > Iain), and there is no guarantee that the implicit types are going to be
> > compatible with ones actually used by the system in question.
> Yes, it does seem a bit odd. I'm beginning to wish I hadn't tried to
> answer your question about fall-back declarations.. Maybe Nick or Ian
> can shed more light on this?
No worries, I'm harmless. :)
> Come to think of it, the likely reason is that this code was for K&R
> compilers. Now that we require an ISO C compiler, we should prototype
> these declarations properly. Please go ahead and do so, if you're
> willing to handle any fallout.
Thanks, that explanation sounds plausible to me. I'll see what I can do
with the next batch of binutils submissions -- hopefully soon -- unless
Iain beats me to it that is!