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Re: Warning for converting (possibly) negative float/double to unsigned int


On 27/02/16 11:53, Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2016 at 10:39:59AM +0000, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> On 26/02/16 21:28, Bradley Lucier wrote:
>>> Any advice on how to proceed?  I'd be willing to write and test the few 
>>> lines of code myself if I knew where to put them.
>>
>> The best thing, rather than warning, would be to define this
>> conversion as a GCC extension and implement it consistently
>> everywhere.  Then we wouldn't need a warning, and there'd be
>> one fewer trap.
> 
> I disagree.  That would slow down most of uses that use it when they know
> the floating point value must be non-negative, for the benefit
> of the few that invoke implementation defined behavior.

Would it really slow things down significantly?  If so, perhaps I
can see the point of this restriction.

Andrew.


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