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Re: init_priority with GCC
On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 04:48:59PM -0700, Jim Wilson wrote:
> Frank Mehnert wrote:
> >why does gcc (the C compiler) support the constructor attribute but not
> >the init_priority attribute?
> The constructor attribute support is there because a volunteer
> contributed it. The init_priority attribute support is not there
> because no volunteer has contributed it.
I recall seeing code implementing init_priority. It was apparently incorrect
or incomplete or redundant; I distinctly recall seeing a patch go through
that removed it.
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Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it.
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