c/8927: Gcc give error for wrong line of C code.

Neil Booth neil@daikokuya.co.uk
Sun Feb 16 00:14:00 GMT 2003

Joseph S. Myers wrote:-

> On Sat, 15 Feb 2003, Neil Booth wrote:
> > Too bad the front end separates them.  This whole area is currently
> > quite messy, and with bison unprofitably hard to fix.  The C++ front
> I'll point out again that Bison has built-in support for syntax
> productions to have a location as well as a value, although no GCC front
> ends currently use it.  (It would at least be reasonable for example front
> ends such as treelang to make use of this Bison feature.)

Hence the use of "unprofitably", which you even referred to in your
original mail.  We don't want things slower or harder to understand
than they already are.


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