Wno-packed flag not working?

John Morrison JMorrison@printronix.com
Thu Jun 12 21:04:00 GMT 2008

I would like to know if I'm making the wrong assumption about the
Wno-packed compile flag.  Should not this flag turn off warning messages
like this

	warning: 'packed' attribute ignored for field of type 'UCH'

Here are some of the 'define's

typedef unsigned char UCH;
typedef signed short int W;
#define SPACKD __attribute__((packed))

Here is the structure before macro substitution

typedef struct _device_request
	UCH bmRequestType SPACKD;
	UCH bRequest SPACKD;
	UW wValue SPACKD;
	UW wIndex SPACKD;
	UW wLength SPACKD;

And after

typedef struct _device_request
 UCH bmRequestType __attribute__((packed));
 UCH bRequest __attribute__((packed));
 UW wValue __attribute__((packed));
 UW wIndex __attribute__((packed));
 UW wLength __attribute__((packed));

I've verified that -Wno-packed was specified.

I just want to turn off the warning messages.  

John Morrison
Printronix, Inc.

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