Failed to build bfin-elf-as because of shadowed declaration.

Jie Zhang
Thu Jan 14 08:13:00 GMT 2010

On 01/14/2010 04:02 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 January 2010 23:51:51 Jie Zhang wrote:
>> On 01/14/2010 09:59 AM, Masaki Muranaka wrote:
>>> I've some warnings when building tc-btin.c (the version of
>>> i386-pc-mingw32-gcc is 3.4.5). This can be fixed routinely. I hesitate to
>>> create patch though since there are a lot of declarations in bfin-aux.h.
>>> It's possible to fix the place we get warnings. But it brakes some kind
>>> of consistency. Do we need variable names in global declaration there?
>> I don't think so. It seems gcc-3.4 is stricter than gcc-4.x on shadow
>> warning. gcc-4.x does not report these warnings.
> -Wshadow was just added to cvs binutils ...

gcc-4.4 builds cvs binutils for bfin-elf target without shadowed 
warnings. The problem is gcc-3.4 even (uselessly) warns on the following 
case, while gcc-4.x does not:

$ cat t.c
int foo;
int bar (int foo);

$ gcc-3.4 -S -Wshadow t.c
t.c:2: warning: declaration of 'foo' shadows a global declaration
t.c:1: warning: shadowed declaration is here

$ gcc-4.4 -S -Wshadow t.c


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