Subject: Re: problem compiling egcs cpp
To: None <>
From: Todd Whitesel <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/30/1998 16:10:57
> "Johnny C. Lam" writes:
> > I assume egcs would also give the same warning, and the compile of cpp
> > would break if compiled with -Werror.
> Strangely enough, egcs doesn't make it die. Bizarre.

The compiler has _just_ enough information to conclude that the code which
generated the warning will never actually be executed.

Either EGCS has additional smarts to deduce this case, or they just took the
warning out (doubtful).

Todd Whitesel
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