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Re: [C++ Patch] PR 32614

On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Paolo Carlini
<> wrote:
> On 10/16/2011 12:28 PM, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 16, 2011 at 5:03 AM, Paolo Carlini<>
>> ?wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> in this simple documentation PR, Tom noticed that we have a (very long
>>> standing) inconsistency between the default value of -fmessage-length for
>>> C++ as documented and as implemented: in fact it's 0 in
>>> cxx-pretty-print.c,
>>> like all the other front-ends. At the time of the PR people briefly
>>> envisage
>>> changing the default but the discussion didn't go anywhere, I think we
>>> can
>>> as well do the below, for the time being at least, remove the
>>> inconsistency.
>>> Ok?
>> I still think the default for g++ should be 72. ?Notice that other
>> front-ends have set it to zero because they feared something, unlike the
>> C++ frontend.
> To be clear, I have no strong opinion. But last time Richard Gunther
> strongly disagreed (and now he is a Global Reviewer ;) Thus, just let me
> know guys...

0 is just so much more convenient for consumers and all consumers that
care for line lengths can properly wrap around.  So I don't see a good
reason to have -fmessage-length at all.


> Paolo.

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