[PATCH] c: Silently ignore pragma region [PR85487]

Richard Biener richard.guenther@gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 08:06:15 GMT 2020


On Fri, Aug 28, 2020 at 10:04 PM Austin Morton <austinpmorton@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > The patch misses documentation of the pragma.
>
> This was an intentional omission - when looking for documentation of
> the pragma in clang I found none.
>
> If we do want to document the pragmas in GCC:
>  - what section of the documentation would that go in?
>     - gcc/doc/cpp.texi, section 7, "Pragmas"
>         - this section states: "This manual documents the pragmas
> which are meaningful to the preprocessor itself. Other pragmas are
> meaningful to the C or C++ compilers. They are documented in the GCC
> manual."
>         - these pragmas aren't exactly meaningful to the preprocessor
> _or_ the C/C++ compiler, so it's not exactly clear where they fit.
>     - gcc/doc/extend.texi, section 6.62, "Pragmas Accepted by GCC"
>  - what exactly would it say?
>     - I guess just mention the existence and that they won't trigger
> unknown pragma warnings? They don't _do_ anything

Yes, documenting their existance and their zero effect.

Richard.

>
> Austin


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