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Re: Suspicious warning in W64 build

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Suspicious warning in W64 build
Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2017 22:30:36 +0300

> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden,
>  address@hidden
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:53:26 -0700
> As the main objection to UNINIT appears to be stylistic, perhaps we can 
> ameliorate that somehow. We could change its name to ATTRIBUTE_UNINIT, say, 
> so 
> that declarations look like this:
>    Lisp_Object dest ATTRIBUTE_UNINIT;
> Would that be better?

Not really.  My problem with both of these constructs is that they are
syntactically not C.  IOW, we are using the preprocessor to change how
code looks syntactically, and that is bad IMO.  It runs afoul of CC
mode's fontifications, for example.

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