[cfe-commits] Patch to make clang compile and work on Windows using MSVC8

Steve Naroff snaroff at apple.com
Wed Sep 5 07:10:57 PDT 2007

On Sep 4, 2007, at 11:34 PM, Chris Lattner wrote:

> On Sep 4, 2007, at 7:42 PM, Steve Naroff wrote:
>>> If there are extensions supported these should be enabled  
>>> explicitely if
>>> needed. In this context I'ld report an _error_ on "backslash and  
>>> newline
>>> separated by space" and allow to bring that down to an (pedantic)  
>>> warning
>>> using a special --allow_gcc_extensions switch only. But YMMV...
>> From my perspective, this is a policy decision (that I don't have  
>> a strong opinion on). In general, I don't think a low level tool  
>> (like clang) should be in the business of setting policy. Policy  
>> can be set by local build systems (make, jam, ant, etc.) and  
>> integrated development environments (Xcode, etc.).
> I completely agree with Steve, but I'd phrase it differently.  How  
> about this: <snip>

I completely agree with your phraseology. Very well stated!


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