[Bug c++/33101] [DR 577] allow typedefs for void in empty parameter list

redi at gcc dot gnu.org gcc-bugzilla@gcc.gnu.org
Fri Mar 16 22:54:00 GMT 2012


--- Comment #15 from Jonathan Wakely <redi at gcc dot gnu.org> 2012-03-16 21:46:05 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #14)
> (I thought perhaps that the change had been made between
> N3290 and the released standard, but apparently that's not the case.)

See the text in bold at the top of the issues list:
"Issues with DR and WP status are NOT part of the International Standard for

> The fact that C90 required the keyword further weakens my previous
> argument.
> So the diagnostic is necessary, but I'd still suggest that a warning
> would be more appropriate, and would still meet the current standard's
> requirements.

The current standard is C++11, that change is only in the current *draft* and
that's not a standard.

> (I should mention that I have no need for this myself; I don't even take
> advantage of the permission to use "(void)" rather than "()".)

Good, it's an abomination!

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