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Re: [PATCH] C undefined behavior fix
- From: Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at codesourcery dot com>
- To: dewar at gnat dot com
- Cc: gdr at codesourcery dot com, torvalds at transmeta dot com, fw at deneb dot enyo dot de, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, rth at redhat dot com, trini at kernel dot crashing dot org
- Date: 06 Jan 2002 02:31:56 +0100
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] C undefined behavior fix
- Organization: CodeSourcery, LLC
- References: <20020106011843.783C1F2EB4@nile.gnat.com>
| <<You're quoting a *note*, that is a non-normative text which can be bogus
| without affecting the C standard.
| sure, but what makes you think this note is bogus.
Have I ever said that note was in effect bogus? Please do reread what
| I have not seen anyone
| claim that this is an error in the standard.
Indeed, the point being that a non-normative text can be bogus without
making the standard bogus -- that statement on itself doesn;t say the
note is bogus. The note in question was quoted by Linus as being what
ths standard says; but that part is *non-normative*.