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Re: Bison 1.30f

From: Mike Castle
Subject: Re: Bison 1.30f
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2001 11:39:54 -0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.24i

On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 04:24:53PM +0100, Akim Demaille wrote:
> >>>>> "Hans" == Hans Aberg <address@hidden> writes:
> >> This is no longer how it works: it now directly defines what it
> >> needs and no longer uses YYSTACK_USE_ALLOCA afterwards.  That's
> >> Paul decision, and if you want to debate about this, do that with
> >> him.
> Hans> I do not care about this myself; but if one should have
> Hans> backwards compatibility, then that is how it should have worked.
> What kind of backward compatibility issue are you referring to?

The only compaitbility I know of is people using an undocumented feature.

I don't know how many bug reports I've sent to various gnome projects
surrounding the change in YYSTACK_USE_ALLOCA, but in each case, it was them
using an undocumented feature

     Mike Castle      address@hidden      www.netcom.com/~dalgoda/
    We are all of us living in the shadow of Manhattan.  -- Watchmen
fatal ("You are in a maze of twisty compiler features, all different"); -- gcc

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