Subject: Re: gcc-current and warnings in bin/sh
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 06/02/2002 13:34:41
>>> -		if (varflag && is_name(*p)) {
>>> +		int c;
>>> +		if (varflag && is_name((c = *p))) {

>> [...] you don't need another variable for something like this; a
>> cast should be quite enough:

> I don't know about GCC-current, but in GCC 2.95.3 a cast doesn't
> work.  See doc/HACKS, entry "gcc-unsigned-compare".

That's about enums, and then only when building with -fshort-enums.
Does it affect chars too, then?  (Also, could some language lawyer
check whether this really is permitted behaviour, and if not, file a
bug report with the gcc folks?  I _think_ we have a person or two on
here who's got a copy of The Standard....)

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