[cfe-commits] [Patch] Warn about C90 doubly-qualified types in more situations

Eli Friedman eli.friedman at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 09:08:06 PDT 2012

On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 8:20 AM, Eli Friedman <eli.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 7:01 AM, Tim Northover <Tim.Northover at arm.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> C90 annoyingly requires a diagnostic to be produced for any type that ends up
>> with two copies of the same type-qualifier. This warning is already produced
>> for cases which can be detected during parsing, but when it happens via a
>> typedef Sema needs to be involved.
>> I believe this patch implements the correct note, though I was uncertain how
>> best to test for C90 only compilation: is !C99 && !C++ & !ObjC correct?
> You don't need to check for Objective-C explicitly; it usually just
> follows the rules for the corresponding C version.  Otherwise, the
> check is correct: you just need to check for not-C99 and not-C++.
> I don't see the point of the check for restrict; it isn't possible to
> write "restrict" in C89 mode, and the standard doesn't constrain
> __restrict.
> Does this patch do the right thing for array types?  At first glace,
> it looks like it doesn't.

Err, nevermind about array types; I expect that this does the right
thing for such types.


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