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Re: [Tinycc-devel] Buiding binutils 2.17 (needs dynamic arrays).

From: Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho
Subject: Re: [Tinycc-devel] Buiding binutils 2.17 (needs dynamic arrays).
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 09:05:25 +0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.16 (2007-06-11)

On Wed, Oct 03, 2007 at 10:49:44PM -0500, Rob Landley wrote:
> The draft standard I have is 1.5 megabytes of ascii text (ok, html) that 
> reads 
> like it was written by lawyers.  I use it to break ties, not as an 
> implementation guide.

Written by language lawyers, sure.  And tiebreaking is what I meant. :)

> The reason nobody's apparently noticed that tcc doesn't complain about a 
> function returning a function before is because when you feed it legal code 
> it works.  Making it complain properly when fed illegal code is a luxury, 
> which I'll implement if it doesn't bloat it too much.

There's nothing wrong with that attitude.  Still, I haven't looked at
your branch lately, but I hope it's not claiming C99 compliance or even
the intent to become C99 compliant in that case :)

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho, Jyväskylä, Finland

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