Patch: update -fmessage-length docs

gdr@cs.tamu.edu gdr@cs.tamu.edu
Thu Mar 29 16:28:00 GMT 2007


Quoting Richard Guenther <richard.guenther@gmail.com>:

> On 29 Mar 2007 10:41:29 -0500, Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr@cs.tamu.edu> wrote:
>> Tom Tromey <tromey@redhat.com> writes:
>>
>> | It turns out that -fmessage-length defaults to 0 even for g++.
>>
>> Then, that is a bug.
>> When I oiginally implemented that for C++, the intended semantics
>> definitely was to have it default to 72 -- but C people wanted
>> something different for C front end.  If it is observed that g++ has
>> it set to zero, then we must set it back to 72.
>
> Please not, 72 is completely unusable for C++.

how much?  80?
0 is unreadable -- that is what prompted the work in the first place.

-- Gaby




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