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Re: [C++] NEW_EXPR and PR c++/11406


[ I messed with the addressed in an earlier posting -- sorry ]

Mark Mitchell <mark@codesourcery.com> writes:

| > for the new-expression at line #3, the parser seems to be building
| > 
| >     NEW_EXPR (NULL,
| >               TREE_LIST ( ARRAY_REF ( ... ),
| >               NULL)
| > 
| > where the tree dumper expects
| > 
| >    NEW_EXPR (NULL,
| >              ARRAY_REF ( ... ),
| >              NULL)
| >    
| > therefore the sorry+ICE.
| > 
| > Is the TREE_LIST to be expected?  That seems a bit odd.
| 
| Yes, it's odd -- but yes, it's also expected.  (See
| cp_parser_new_type_id.)

OK, thanks.

| That second parameter should really be a TYPE -- not a declarator
| thingy.  If you are interested in fixing that, you want to move the bits
| out of build_new that handle the TREE_LIST case and move them into the
| parser.

It seems the long-term winning plan is to fix the logic of building
new-expression and not hack cp/error.c to accept the TREE_LIST in
new-expression.  Is that correct? 

-- Gaby


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