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Re: [PATCH] accept all C integer types in function parameters referenced by alloc_align (PR 88363)
- From: Joseph Myers <joseph at codesourcery dot com>
- To: Martin Sebor <msebor at gmail dot com>
- Cc: Jakub Jelinek <jakub at redhat dot com>, Marek Polacek <polacek at redhat dot com>, Jason Merrill <jason at redhat dot com>, Nathan Sidwell <nathan at acm dot org>, Gcc Patch List <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:15:42 +0000
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] accept all C integer types in function parameters referenced by alloc_align (PR 88363)
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On Tue, 11 Dec 2018, Martin Sebor wrote:
> I recently brought up the question of the write w/o approval
> policy on the gcc list:
> looking for clarification. Except for Jeff's comment (which
> I'm afraid didn't really clarify things), didn't get any.
I think "will the person who objects to my work the most be able to find a
fault with my fix?" in the policy on obviousness is clear enough. A
policy decision on what is or is not part of a language extension can't be
obvious, and nor can determining subtle questions of exactly what the
definition of some internal interface is or should be.
Joseph S. Myers