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Re: Patch for various warnings in gcc


On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 08:33:25PM +0200, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> 
> I agree in principle.  While your __attribute__(()) proposal is
> certainly a far better alternative of what has been proposed, I think that
> the compiler should be instructred about value/condition propogation
> and not warn in cases the variable is "manifestly" initialized -- but
> GCC is insisting on warning just because it didn't do a good job at
> propagating conditions.

I do agree that we should improve the checking, but that's not going
to be done anytime soon, whereas a new attribute is relatively easy to
add.

zw


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