Patch: update -fmessage-length docs

Gabriel Dos Reis gdr@cs.tamu.edu
Thu Mar 29 16:30:00 GMT 2007


Tom Tromey <tromey@redhat.com> writes:

| >>>>> "Gaby" == Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr@cs.tamu.edu> writes:
| 
| > Tom Tromey <tromey@redhat.com> writes:
| > | It turns out that -fmessage-length defaults to 0 even for g++. 
| 
| Gaby> Then, that is a bug. 
| Gaby> When I oiginally implemented that for C++, the intended semantics
| Gaby> definitely was to have it default to 72 -- but C people wanted
| Gaby> something different for C front end.  If it is observed that g++ has
| Gaby> it set to zero, then we must set it back to 72.
| 
| I don't have a preference on this, just that the docs match the
| implementation.

I completely agree.

| If we change it to 72 then PR 712 should be reopened.  That is how I
| noticed this :)

Sure. :-)

-- Gaby



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