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Re: GCC Steering Committee decision on ISO C conversion


>  > So, we can convert the C++ front-end to happy C, but if that code is
>  > later merged into the C front end -- as is the goal, I'm told -- we
>  > have to convert it back to crappy C?
>  > Phil
> 
> Yes.  Though if you wait long enough, a future release of GCC may be
> entirely C90.  For now we're just talking about the 3.2 series.

And if we wait long enough, all the HPUX boxes without a compiler that 
supports ISO C will die and not be able to get replacement parts.
I think it's pretty much a toss up which will occur first.

--Dan


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