gcc, ever improving ... :-)

Eric W Biederman ebiederman at lnxi.com
Thu Oct 17 16:43:01 CEST 2002

Ronald G Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> writes:

> 	printk_debug(__FUNCTION__ "\n");
> You get the message:
> /home/rminnich/src/freebios/src/arch/i386/lib/hardwaremain.c:139: warning:
> concatenation of string literals with __FUNCTION__ is deprecated
> OK, I use this technique quite a bit. Anybody know why this handy little
> trick is 'deprecated'?

Because I believe all __FUNCTION__ is guaranteed to be by the standard
is a string pointer.  And I think it not being that way caused someone
some pain in gcc.

Just make it:
printk_debug("%s\n", __FUNCTION__);


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