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Re: [Emacs-diffs] trunk r114447: Some minor cleanups of recently-added b
Re: [Emacs-diffs] trunk r114447: Some minor cleanups of recently-added bool vector code.
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:18:46 +0300
> Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 07:56:53 -0700
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > Where are the real problems that would justify
> > rejecting old compilers?
> This cuts both ways, since some old compilers
> refuse to compile 'static inline', whereas the
> old compiler that Daniel wrote about presumably
> generates faster code if the function is marked
> 'static inline' than if it's marked 'static'.
Sure, but those nuisances don't sound like they are hard to overcome,
as long as we know which versions want what. They hardly justify
telling people to upgrade their entire toolchain (as we know a newer
compiler needs newer Binutils, a newer libc, a newer GDb, ...) just to