Re: Question about genassym, locore.s and 0-sized arrays (showstopper for an icc compiled kernel)

From: Alexander Leidinger <>
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2003 00:14:11 +0200
On Thu, 4 Sep 2003 11:28:58 -0500
Dan Nelson <> wrote:

> If you're talking FreeBSD 5, you should be able to simply subsitute a
> C99 "flexible array member" (basically replace "[0]" with "[]") and get
> the same effect.  0-length arrays are a gcc extension:
> Under FreeBSD 4.x, you can't use them because gcc 2.95 only supports
> the gcc extension.  Intel has added support for a lot of gcc extensions
> recently; they may be willing to add this to the list.

Please read my mail again, icc already supports my_array[0], but the
resulting array in the binary has size '1'. The actual showstopper is
the output of To me it seems it's just a issue,
but I don't really know what's going on in the kernel, so I ask here.


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Received on Thu Sep 04 2003 - 13:12:38 UTC

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