[coreboot] [commit] r5286 - ...
mylesgw at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 15:56:07 CET 2010
On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 8:52 AM, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de>wrote:
> On 3/25/10 3:47 PM, Myles Watson wrote:
> >>> On 3/24/10 11:02 PM, repository service wrote:
> >>>> -extern unsigned char AmlCode;
> >>>> +extern const acpi_header_t AmlCode;
> >>> And we're positive, this always does the right thing with gcc?
> >> I am told that AmlCode is defined as array of (unsigned) char in
> >> some other file. Declaring it as some other type here is not
> >> valid C, and *will* break with GCC, with some options (-combine
> >> or LTO at least) -- it will not compile.
> > The biggest worry for me is incorrect execution. If it doesn't compile
> > it breaks, then that's a good thing.
> Well, if it breaks with LTO, we should fix it right away... I'll try and
> prepare something.
What do the IASL folks suggest? Do they have a way of doing this
It seems like others must have this problem of needing to force a binary
blob into a struct.
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