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Re: Suboptimal bug fix in CC Mode.

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Suboptimal bug fix in CC Mode.
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:00:21 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.7.2 (2016-11-26)

Hello, Eli.

On Tue, Jan 16, 2018 at 19:53:56 +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > 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.

> Agreed.

> > 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".

I've now reverted that change on the emacs-26 branch, complete with a
"don't merge" instruction.

> Thanks.

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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