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Re: [RFC] GCC caret diagnostics


On 08/03/2008, Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> wrote:
>
>  Another approach would be to only use the carets for parse errors,
>  which is where they are the most helpful.  For a middle-end error like
>  "assuming signed overflow does not occur when simplifying
>  multiplication" a caret pointer might be more misleading than
>  otherwise, as one thing we know for sure is that it would not point at
>  a multiplication operator.
>

I don't get this. So, what is it pointing to?

Cheers,

Manuel.


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