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Re: Any help needed?

From: Hans Åberg
Subject: Re: Any help needed?
Date: Sun, 20 May 2018 11:16:06 +0200

> On 20 May 2018, at 10:49, Akim Demaille <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Le 20 mai 2018 à 10:33, Hans Åberg <address@hidden> a écrit :
>>> On 20 May 2018, at 09:42, Akim Demaille <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> Le 20 mai 2018 à 00:09, Vlad Vladov <address@hidden> a écrit :
>>>> What is the oldest gcc we are planning on supporting?
>>> I would say any version that supports ANSI C.
>> The current version C11?
> That’s ISO C :)  I really meant the original ANSI C89
> standard that introduced prototypes and predates ISO C90
> (but in reality, they’re the same).
> I don’t see why generated parsers would need more recent C features.

The ISO standards have been adopted by ANSI as well, cf. [1], though it does 
not say about C11. One reason to not use the older C versions is that they have 
been withdrawn, but it does not matter of course, if it also compiles with them.

1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ANSI_C

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