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Re: gcc compilation error with abs() affects sarge, etch, lenny, sid

> Today I saw a thread on the linux-kernel list [1] about a gcc compilation
> issue that affects _all_ gcc versions in Debian after gcc-2.95.
> I've filed bugs reports:
> #452108 (gcc-4.2); #452113 (gcc-4.1); #452114 (gcc-3.3); #452115 (gcc-3.4)
> The issue is that in some cases a negative const before an abs() function
> will be brought _inside_ the abs() function and will thus be converted to
> a positive.

I think this should be fixed in stable as well. And probably even in
Miscompilation is BAD thing ...

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