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Re: [Qemu-devel] [7234] Use a more natural order

From: Nathan Froyd
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [7234] Use a more natural order
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 11:58:57 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 02:07:06PM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 11:46:25PM +0100, Jamie Lokier wrote:
> > Sure, it was ok practice back in the days when compilers would let you
> > write "if (x = 0)", but those days are long gone.  Now all compilers
> > warn, and you can ask them to make it an error.  A compiler check is
> > much safer than depending on writing style, especially a weird one
> > that's inconsistent with other writing in the same code, and
> > inconsistent with English thinking.
> I highly doubt all compilers warn.  Current gcc versions do, but not
> everyone uses current gcc.

Documentation indicates that the relevant warning (-Wparatheses) has
been supported since at least 2.95.3 (released early 2001); I imagine it
has been supported since the corresponding major release of 2.95.0
(released mid-1999).


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