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Re: PR/40695 CVS commit: src

The following reply was made to PR standards/40695; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Alan Barrett <>
Subject: Re: PR/40695 CVS commit: src
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2009 12:51:11 +0200

 On Sun, 22 Feb 2009, Martin Husemann wrote:
 >  Make NAN a compile time constant (with help from the compiler). Suggested
 >  by krister. Fixes PR 40695.
 >  Make references to the old construct (which we can't remove for binary
 >  compatibility reasons) emit a linker warning.
 Who is helped by the linker warning?  Presumably people running old code
 don't care whether or not NAN was a compile time constant, as long as it
 --apb (Alan Barrett)

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