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Re: [C++] warn_synth considered obsolete
- From: Jason Merrill <jason at redhat dot com>
- To: gcc at integrable-solutions dot net
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, mark at codesourcery dot com
- Date: Tue, 04 Jan 2005 14:00:55 -0500
- Subject: Re: [C++] warn_synth considered obsolete
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On 02 Jan 2005 14:37:02 +0100, email@example.com wrote:
> While looking into PR C++/18644, it occurs to me that the option
> -Wsynth is no longer useful.
Your proposal for fixing 18644 is to make -Wsynth useless. I don't have
much of a problem with that, but I suspect that the user is probably using
it for a reason...
> First, the diagnostic does not make any sense to me. Does anybody
> understand it, what it is trying to say and how it could have been
A user back in 1995 (I think) was migrating from Cfront to g++; this
warning pointed out to them places where they needed to update their code.
Now that cfront is just a memory, the warning doesn't seem that relevant