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Re: Suboptimal bug fix in CC Mode.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Suboptimal bug fix in CC Mode.
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:53:56 +0200

> Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:00:12 +0000
> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>
> I don't think we should leave this bug in Emacs-26.


> Clearly, analysing the innards of "{ ... }" is not a reliable way to
> distinguish brace blocks from statement/defun blocks.  Instead, more
> elaborate analysis of its context needs to be carried out.  This fix
> will be quite involved, and will be considerably more extensive than a
> "one-line fix".
> Alternatively, the C99 compound literals feature could be removed from
> Emacs-26 and postponed till Emacs-27.

I suggest that you revert the fix from the release branch, but leave
it on master, and try to fix it there.  Please mark the revert as "not
to be merged to master".


> Sorry.

No sweat.

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