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Re: [tree-ssa] Merge status


Ian Lance Taylor <ian@wasabisystems.com> writes:

| law@redhat.com writes:
| 
| > I don't disagree.  However, I suspect that GCC has become quite pervasive
| > and (sometimes unknowingly) people have started relying upon GCC extensions,
| > even in code which is supposed to be portable.
| > 
| > Assuming that's the case, I would _expect_ that these developers will happily
| > fix their code when the problems are pointed out.  Unfortunately, I don't
| > have good insight into the hundred+ projects that are affected to know if
| > the reports that have been sent their way are being acted upon.
| 
| Yes, this is why I think it would be wise to have an unconditional
| warning for lvalue casts for two or three releases before actually
| removing the code.  It gives people a reasonable chance to fix their
| code, while letting their users simply ignore the warnings.

If you prepare such patch against 3.3.4, I would accept it.

-- Gaby


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