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Re: [C++ PATCH] Allow some function pointer conversions


Jason Merrill <jason@redhat.com> writes:

| On 20 Oct 2004 12:25:12 -0500, Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr@cs.tamu.edu> wrote:
| 
| > Mark Mitchell <mark@codesourcery.com> writes:
| >
| > | Nathan Sidwell wrote:
| > | 
| > | I think that if we want to implement DR195, I'd be happiest if we just
| > | removed the diagnostic.  (Before my patch, things were inconsistent;
| > | we issued a pedwarn for reinterpret_cast, but not for a C-style cast.
| > | I made the two match up.) I think that we could just remove the
| > | diangostic altogether to implement DR195.
| > | 
| > | We could also turn it into a warning, which might be the most
| > | conservative choice; we would still conform to TC1, but also implement
| > | DR195.
| >
| > If we believe we really want to implement DR195, then I would
| > recommend we do not remove the diagnostic, but make it a warning.
| 
| My preference would be for a warning only under -pedantic.  This pattern is
| supported on all of our platforms, and is in wide use.  Warning about it
| would just be useless noise unless people are specifically interested in
| extreme portability.  A hard error is unacceptable.

noted.

-- Gaby


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