[Bug c/20229] -Wcast-qual option is easily evaded

kmk at ssl dot org gcc-bugzilla@gcc.gnu.org
Mon Feb 28 08:39:00 GMT 2005


------- Additional Comments From kmk at ssl dot org  2005-02-27 22:03 -------
And furthermore, if it is so "useful" to be able to hide this behavior, why have
this option at all? Why force programmers to undertake the two-step bomb-arming
instead of just letting them do it in one step by casting away the const
directly? What is the purpose of this option if you can evade it with "a little
extra effort"?

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http://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=20229



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