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Designated Initializers in C++
- From: David Brown <david at westcontrol dot com>
- To: <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:14:35 +0200
- Subject: Designated Initializers in C++
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After a recent discussion about designated initializers in C++, I
noticed that they are accepted by modern gcc (when gcc extensions are
On <https://gcc.gnu.org/onlinedocs/gcc/Designated-Inits.html>, the
documentation specifically says "This extension is not implemented in
GNU C++". That certainly used to be the case - as far as I have tested,
it was implemented in gcc 4.6 or 4.7.
Could someone with commit access to the documentation fix that sentence?
It seems a bit excessive to file a bug just for that correction.
(And thank you to who ever implemented designated initializers in C++ in
gcc - it is always irritating when there is something that C can do but