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Re: Suspicious warning in W64 build

From: Richard Copley
Subject: Re: Suspicious warning in W64 build
Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2017 23:20:45 +0100

On 8 September 2017 at 22:08, Richard Copley <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 8 September 2017 at 21:17, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> The only thing you might be missing is the fact that we passed the
>> compiler the -Walloc-size-larger-than=9223372036854775807 option.
> No, I don't think so. That's just the flag that enables that warning,
> isn't it? I've read and re-read its documentation and I still don't
> see why the warning is correct. The warning is intended for the case
> when the argument is always out of range, if I understand correctly.

No you're right, thanks. I think I get it. It's not so complicated. We
asked the compiler for advice, it took a good guess, and if we give it
more information it can do even better.

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