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Re: forcing tail/sibling call optimization
- To: bernds at redhat dot com, fjh at cs dot mu dot oz dot au
- Subject: Re: forcing tail/sibling call optimization
- From: dewar at gnat dot com (Robert Dewar)
- Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 11:21:42 -0500 (EST)
- Cc: dewar at gnat dot com, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
> Implementations shall issue a warning if there are any tail call
> statements for which the implementation is unable to follow
> the implementation advice.
Are there precedents in either ANSI C or GNU C for requiring warnings.
I find the requirement dubious, it would require a formal definition
of what a warningf is. This sounds like it should be implementation
advice, not a normative requirement.