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Re: a warning to implement
- From: Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at codesourcery dot com>
- To: dewar at gnat dot com (Robert Dewar)
- Cc: Dautrevaux at microprocess dot com, gdr at codesourcery dot com, aoliva at redhat dot com, coola at ngs dot ru, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, pcarlini at unitus dot it
- Date: 05 Feb 2002 23:52:51 +0100
- Subject: Re: a warning to implement
- Organization: CodeSourcery, LLC
- References: <20020205221955.C0BFDF28BE@nile.gnat.com>
email@example.com (Robert Dewar) writes:
| <<Now, even in the case of fundamental interger type T, since the
| value of x is an inderterminate, that construct can be used to give
| an explicit hint to the compiler to handle « x » in special way --
| e.g. it may have a trap representation if used in a context where
| there were no intervening assignment which changed x's value in a
| definite way. Pretty much, in the same of SNaNs.
| Seems like a horrible kludge to me.
"Horrible kludge" is in the eye of the beholder.
| If you want to tell the compiler
| something special, please do it in some direct way,