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Re: PATCH: Wno-warning-directives [WasRe: cpplib: Start moving ...]


Apple GCC has the features, but we offer them for FSF GCC in the
belief that if they're useful at Apple, they're quite possibly
useful elsewhere.
But so far the consensus here seems to be that people don't see this
new switch as useful elsewhere.  So, that's the kind of thing that's
perfect for Apple GCC -- something useful to Apple but not elsewhere.

(If I misread the consensus, I apologize; I may have missed messages
in the thread.)

In response to your philosophical point, while limiting the
functionality of the compiler saves a little work in the short
term, it's not clever in the long term, because you lose all
your customers.
This is a reduction-to-absurdity argument.

Nobody is suggesting we not add functionality to the compiler; we're
all working on that all the time.  The question is what functionality.

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Mark Mitchell                mark@codesourcery.com
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