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Re: [RFC] porting to gcc-4.3 docs


On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 11:10:02PM -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
> On 10 January 2008 22:47, Joe Buck wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 02:32:28PM -0800, Joe Buck wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 11:26:29PM +0100, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> >> 
> >>>   In addition, improvements to the GCC infrastructure allows several
> >>>   existing warning flags new ability to spot problematic code.
> >>> 
> >>> Is this sentence okay?  I'm not a native speaker, so I might miss a
> >>> nuance here.
> >> 
> >> No, it's badly worded, but fixing it seems to be more than a matter of
> >> rephrasing.  It's basically saying that existing warning flags will
> >> produce warnings, but I'd prefer to see something more specific.
> > 
> >            ^- s/warnings/additional warnings/, or maybe "fewer false
> > positives" as well.
> 
> " In addition, improvements to the GCC infrastructure allow
> improvements in the ability of several existing warnings to
> spot problematic code" ?

I would start with Dave's fix, and then see if we can improve it
somehow.  Presumably this is talking about Manuel's work, at least
in part?


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