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LI76550: VARIABLE __ATTRIBUTE CAUSING COMPILER ERROR

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When compiling source that contains a variable attribute using
    the syntax form __attribute__ or __attribute, the compiler is
    encountering an internal compiler error in the C++ front end.
    
    
       =====  TEST CASE  =====
    
    int foo()
    {
       typedef void* atype;
       __attribute__((unused))  atype a;
       return 0;
    }
    
       =====   OUTPUT    =====
    
    % xlC -c test.cpp
    xlC: 1501-230 (S) Internal compiler error; please contact your
    Service Representative.  For more information visit:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21110810
    

Local fix

  • - Remove attribute
    

Problem summary

  • PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    An internal compiler error occurs while processing
    __attribute((unused)) on a typedef.
    
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users of __attribute((unused)) on a typedef.
    

Problem conclusion

  • The issue was corrected, and the internal compiler error is no
    longer generated.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    LI76550

  • Reported component name

    XL C/C++ RHEL52

  • Reported component ID

    5724U8310

  • Reported release

    A10

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-01-09

  • Closed date

    2012-01-09

  • Last modified date

    2012-01-09

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    LI76402

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    XL C/C++ RHEL52

  • Fixed component ID

    5724U8310

Applicable component levels



Document information

More support for: XL C/C++

Software version: A.1

Reference #: LI76550

Modified date: 09 January 2012


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