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Re: Silence obstack.c -Wc++compat warning

From: Alan Modra
Subject: Re: Silence obstack.c -Wc++compat warning
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2015 09:20:58 +1030
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Mon, Nov 09, 2015 at 07:40:06AM -0800, Paul Eggert wrote:
> Generally we don't worry about C++ compatibility when maintaining C code, as
> it complicates the code and there's typically not enough benefit to justify
> it. Is there some reason obstack.c should be an exception?

Not really.  binutils, gdb, and gcc are all built with -Wc++compat
nowadays so I have applied this patch to the obstack source in
libiberty, to pacify the C++ fanatics.

I'm not concerned that the sources diverge, given the low frequency of
updates to libiberty's obstack code in the past.

Alan Modra
Australia Development Lab, IBM

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