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Re: [PATCH, CPP/23827] standard C++ should not have hex float preprocessing tokens
- From: Ed Smith-Rowland <3dw4rd at verizon dot net>
- To: Jason Merrill <jason at redhat dot com>
- Cc: gcc-patches <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>, jsm28 at gcc dot gnu dot org, pinskia at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:26:46 -0400
- Subject: Re: [PATCH, CPP/23827] standard C++ should not have hex float preprocessing tokens
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On 08/28/2014 09:47 AM, Jason Merrill wrote:
On 08/28/2014 09:41 AM, Marc Glisse wrote:
In my opinion it is not appropriate for a backport, no. If someone was
using hex floats with -std=c++98 with 4.9.1, it should still work with
4.9.2, I only expect to have to fix such things when moving to 5.0.
OK, I understand. Makes sense.
It is a capability change not really just a bugfix per se.
On that note is it worth a sentence in Changes?