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Re: stat-time.h vs. -Waggregate-return

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: stat-time.h vs. -Waggregate-return
Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2012 11:26:36 +0200
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Paul Eggert wrote:
> disable -Waggregate-return.  It a completely
> anachronistic warning, since its motivation was to
> support backwards compatibility with C compilers that
> did not allow returning structures.  Those compilers
> are long dead and are no longer of practical concern.

I agree 100%. In fact, there are some more kinds of warnings with
limited usefulness. We had a long thread about it in Nov./Dec. 2008 [1].


[1] http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2008-12/msg00046.html

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