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Re: malloc attributes and realloc
Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
I don't agree with all of his views, but I do find that we ought to
make GCC useful.
But that's a vacuous statement. No one is going to say "I disagree, GCC
should be useless". The trouble comes from trading off two conflicting
requirements to make GCC useful. On the one hand, there is a camp that
says, GCC must perform well or it is useless, on the other hand, there
is a camp that says, I don't want to get better performance at the cost
of failing to do the intuitively right thing with my programs even if
the language lawyers cannot guarantee it from the standard.
Balancing these two views is one of the difficult issues in writing