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Re: [PATCH] Add target hook in C front end
On Sun, Dec 16, 2001 at 02:06:35PM -0800, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> The principle here is that, for a platform-independent bug, I ought to
> be able to take source code preprocessed by a MIPS compiler, run it
> through my x86 compiler, and still see the bug. Your change prevents
I don't agree -- that doesn't work now.
Take an x86 .i file, get "unsigned int" and that will not
work on alpha which uses "unsigned long". Especially for
C++, where operator new must use size_t, and mixing int vs
long is verboten.