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Re: PATCH RFA: Support Plan 9 extensions in gcc


On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 3:30 AM, Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> wrote:
> Richard Guenther <richard.guenther@gmail.com> writes:
>
>> So - how is this useful and not only a maintainance burden? ?Is there
>> a sufficiently large amount of free software that relies on this Plan 9 C
>> extension?
>
> It's useful for me because I have a body of code I need to compile which
> uses these extensions (unfortunately I can't say much about it, but I
> hope it will be released this year sometime).
>
>> Some more constructive concerns. ?What happens with
>>
>> struct s2 { int b; struct s1; struct { struct s1; int c; }; };
>> void f2 (struct s2 *p) { f1 (p); }
>> ?
>
> You get the first one.

I would like to see an error here at least.  This kind of ambiguities
are not good to accept without diagnostics.

Richard.


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