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From: Matt Austern <>
Subject: Re: c++/8076: -Wmissing-declarations is C-only, conflicts with documentation
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 15:16:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)

The following reply was made to PR c++/8076; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Matt Austern <>
Cc: Gabriel Dos Reis <>
Subject: Re: c++/8076: -Wmissing-declarations is C-only, conflicts with documentation
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 15:17:27 -0700

 I understand that the documentation is going to be changed to say
 that this is a C-only option.  I suggest, however, that changing the
 documentation doesn't mean we should close this bug; rather, it
 means we should reclassify this from a bug to a feature request.
 Seems to me that this warning is still useful for C++.  Arguably
 more useful than in C: in C you'll get an error message from
    void foo(signed char);
    void foo(unsigned char x) { }
 but in C++ it's legal.  It would be nice to have a switch that
 gave a warning when you make a mistake like that.

             reply	other threads:[~2002-10-14 22:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2002-10-14 15:16 Matt Austern [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-05-15  5:42 bangerth
2002-10-15  4:36 Gabriel Dos Reis
2002-09-28  8:36 Gabriel Dos Reis
2002-09-27 16:46 austern

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