[vlc-devel] Re: CVS Commit (sam)

Gildas Bazin gbazin at netcourrier.com
Sat Dec 7 16:43:35 CET 2002

On Saturday 07 December 2002 16:37, Sam Hocevar wrote:
>    I don't get any of these, which gcc version are you using? I agree
> those errors are pretty useless though. Maybe we should only activate it
> for gcc 2.x.

It does this at least with mingw32 (gcc version 3.2)

> > I really don't see what this flag adds anyway as there is no point in 
> > supporting pre-standard C compilers.
>    I found it useful because I didn't get any of the messages you are
> reporting and it helped me spotting typos like this:
>      if(foo); { blah(); }

Maybe it is useful in this special case, but if you read the gcc 
documentation for this flag, you'll realize that its purpose is to spot C 
construct which aren't compatible with pre-standard C. Considering that 
we're not even using strict ANSI C anymore, I find this pretty 

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