From: Bob Eager on
On Sat, 27 Feb 2010 22:08:02 +0000, Mark Hobley wrote:

> In comp.os.linux.development.apps Stefan Ram <ram(a)>
> wrote:
>> Using Google, it took me about 30 seconds to learn that this seems to
>> be used to mark non-returning functions.
> Right ok. What did you type in the search box, and which link did you
> follow to obtain this?
> Presumably __dead is non portable?
> How could I translate this into C89?

I'd use:

#define __dead

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