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Re: module level flags


Robert Dewar wrote:

> Bruce Korb wrote:

<<It's not a matter of not wanting to learn the rules.  It's a matter
of dealing with massive amounts of legacy code written before the
aliasing optimizations were devised.  This is a change in the C
language that is only a very few years old.  Silently biting people
isn't the way to do it.

-fno-strict-aliasing is precicsely meant to deal with ":massive
amounts of legacy code written before the aliasing o[ptimziations were devised".
Why should you be reluctant to use it.
The interesting thing about this discussion is that we went through it 3 years ago (in 1999) and no *new* argument has been brought up so far.

[ adequately summarized by Robert Dewar. ]

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