[C++ PATCH] fix bug 532

Gabriel Dos Reis gdr@codesourcery.com
Thu Oct 5 03:52:00 GMT 2000


Gerald Pfeifer <pfeifer@dbai.tuwien.ac.at> writes:

| On Thu, 5 Oct 2000, Nathan Sidwell wrote:
| > I've installed the attached patch and testcase which fixes bug 532.
| > we were attempting to do `DECL_INITIAL (error_mark_node) = expr'
| 
| Thanks!
| 
| 
| Just one question:
| 
| I noticed you added the testcase as
|   // Contributed by Nathan Sidwell 4 Oct 2000 <nathan@codesourcery.com>
| while Mark, for example, uses
|   // Origin: Gerald Pfeifer <pfeifer@dbai.tuwien.ac.at>
| in such cases.
| 
| 
| What's our policy here?  (I believe that the FSF lawyer suggested to add
| the name of the submitter of the testcase, but I'm not sure whether this
| is applicable for small cases as well.
| 
| Someone in the know probably should donate a paragraph or two for our
| web pages...

I'm not in the know, but I would like to throw in my two cents.
IMHO, the submitter is the contributor of the testcase and that should
be reflected in the attribution.  In other words, I'd favor Mark's
approach.

-- Gaby
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