Still a lot of C++ files getting "fixed"

Kaveh R. Ghazi
Wed Jan 26 09:48:00 GMT 2000

 > From: Bruce Korb <bkorb@sco.COM>
 > "Kaveh R. Ghazi" wrote:
 > > 
 > > If we decide not to fix // comments in system headers, then IMHO, we
 > > cannot have -pedantic *reject* // in system headers.  Otherwise
 > > -pedantic becomes useless for systems which have this problem.
 > > [[...]]
 > > So I don't think we should even warn about it.  I can't imagine a
 > > system header would have a "foo //**/bar" type problem, and if it does
 > > then we fix *that* header like Bruce said.
 > You can warn about anything with -Wall, otherwise
 > you are completely correct.

But then -Wall becomes needlessly noisy on platforms with // in system

IMHO, if we don't fix the headers, then we should always silently
accept // in system headers, regardless of what flags are set.

Whether we take action on *user* code is entirely different.

Kaveh R. Ghazi			Engagement Manager / Project Services		Qwest Internet Solutions

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