Incorrect C11 / cannot build with clang 3.6

Dmitry Marakasov amdmi3 at amdmi3.ru
Wed Feb 4 21:33:14 CET 2015


Hi!

I'm testing new version of clang (3.6) on various software, and
libev doesn't build with it:

---
libtool: compile:  clang36 -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -O2 -pipe -march=nocona -fstack-protector -fno-strict-aliasing -MT ev.lo -MD -MP -MF .deps/ev.Tpo -c ev.c  -fPIC -DPIC -o .libs/ev.o
ev.c:477:48: warning: '/*' within block comment [-Wcomment]
/*#define MIN_INTERVAL  0.00000095367431640625 /* 1/2**20, good till 2200 */
                                               ^
ev.c:970:42: error: '_Noreturn' keyword must precede function declarator
  ecb_inline void ecb_unreachable (void) ecb_noreturn;
                                         ^~~~~~~~~~~~
  _Noreturn 
ev.c:773:26: note: expanded from macro 'ecb_noreturn'
  #define ecb_noreturn   _Noreturn
---

Seems like C11 is now the default, however libev code is incorrect
C11-wise, as ecb_noreturn which expands to _Noreturn follows function
definition, while _Noreturn should preceed it.

Depending on whether it's allowed to place __attribute__ before
function, either ecb_noreturn should be moved before ecb_unreachable
declaration, or it should be split to e.g. ecb_pre_noreturn and
ecb_post_noreturn to work for both cases.

Full log with clang 3.4:
https://people.freebsd.org/~amdmi3/libev-clang34.log

Full log with clang 3.6:
https://people.freebsd.org/~amdmi3/libev-clang36.log

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