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Re: changing "configure" to default to "gcc -g -O2 -fwrapv ..."

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: changing "configure" to default to "gcc -g -O2 -fwrapv ..."
Date: 31 Dec 2006 18:38:54 +0100

address@hidden (Richard Kenner) writes:


| > but from other evidence it's clear that common traditional practice assumes
| > wrapv semantics.
| "Common traditional C" was actually yet another language that was even more
| ill-defined because it included such things as structure assignment that
| weren't in K&Rv1.

Indeed.  Dennis Ritchie is said to have a sticker on this terminal
where "Classic C" refers to "K&R C + structure assigments,
enumerations and void"[1].


-- Gaby

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