[Fwd: Patch for Recovery from Bad Multibyte Characters]

Jason Merrill jason@cygnus.com
Tue Jun 1 23:59:00 GMT 1999


>>>>> Dave Brolley <brolley@cygnus.com> writes:

 > Jason Merrill wrote:

 >> All I know is that it breaks in nightly testing, when no LANG is set.

 > Perhaps the test needs to be reclassified. The warnings are legitemate
 > on the platforms on which they occur.

Legitimate?  How is it legitimate to complain about using a high-ASCII
value in normal code when LANG is unset?  What's wrong with

  char *b = "a\352";

?

 > What's the proper way to classify a test that may or may not emit
 > warnings depending on the platform and/or configuration?

I'd say mark it as conditional XFAIL and note in the comments that it's not
actually a failure.

Jason


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