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Re: C99 conformance bug in gcc-3.1


On Fri, May 31, 2002 at 12:01:06AM +1000, Fergus Henderson wrote:
> On 30-May-2002, Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> wrote:
> > On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 11:46:30PM +1000, Fergus Henderson wrote:
> > > 
> > > Reading more, I see that according to ISO C99, it's a constraint violation
> > > to put such a structure in an array (see 6.7.2.1/[#2]).
> > 
> > Also 6.7.5.2p1 (since such structures have an incomplete type).
> 
> No, structures containing flexible array members don't have incomplete types.

What about 6.2.5p23? 

> (If they did, it would be a constraint error to apply `sizeof' to them.)

This appears to be an error in the standard :-)

Tony.
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