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Re: switch question in recog.c


On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 03:15:49PM -0400, Andrew MacLeod wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-10-07 at 14:59, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > > Look at where the case 'r' is.. its inside the 'default:' case. Is that
> > > really kosher?
> > 
> > Yep.  It acts basically as a label, they're only scoped by additional
> > switch statements.  At least that's my reading of the standard.
> > 
> Huh. I would have failed that question miserably after using the
> language for 20 years. 

Unfortunately, C doesn't have a high-level switch statement, just a
prettified computed goto.  There's an argument for warning about
code like this.




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