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Re: basic-improvements merge status


On Tue, Dec 17, 2002 at 09:40:01AM +0100, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> Well, it is precisely the *compiler's job* to provide that
> environment.

No, it's the *toolchain*'s job.  By that I mean libc included.
We should not get into the business of filling in the holes in
the c runtime.

> Since it doesn't, because there no library support with
> it), it is *wrong* to assume it is operating in C99 mode.

On the other hand, if you don't have a c99-compliant library,
I wonder if you should be using -std=c99 at all.


r~


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