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Re: Slightly ambiguous wording in cppopts.texi

On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 12:02:59AM -0800, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> Phil Edwards <> writes:
> > Line 459 of doc/cppopts.texi is a standalone paragraph,
> >
> >     Use of these options is discouraged.
> >
> > but there's no real way to know which options the sentence is referring to.
> > Presumably some of the preceeding ones, but there is no formatting hint
> > to tell the reader how far back to draw the "line of discouragement,"
> > if you follow my meaning.
> -idirafter, -iprefix, -iwithprefix, and -iwithprefixbefore.  I would
> suggest you just delete that line; I wrote it when I was younger and
> less experienced in all the crazy things people do with their include
> paths.


2003-12-29  Phil Edwards  <>

	* doc/cppopts.texi:  Use of -idirafter, -iprefix, -iwithprefix, and
	-iwithprefixbefore is not discouraged.

Index: doc/cppopts.texi
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/gcc/gcc/doc/cppopts.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.27
diff -u -p -r1.27 cppopts.texi
--- doc/cppopts.texi	29 Sep 2003 06:19:39 -0000	1.27
+++ doc/cppopts.texi	29 Dec 2003 06:17:34 -0000
@@ -456,8 +456,6 @@ Append @var{dir} to the prefix specified
 path.  @option{-iwithprefixbefore} puts it in the same place @option{-I}
 would; @option{-iwithprefix} puts it where @option{-idirafter} would.
-Use of these options is discouraged.
 @item -isystem @var{dir}
 @opindex isystem
 Search @var{dir} for header files, after all directories specified by

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