[cfe-dev] C++ status report web page

Bill Wendling isanbard at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 16:07:22 PDT 2008

On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 3:50 PM, Eli Friedman <eli.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 9:22 AM, Bill Wendling <isanbard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Your comment is wrong for reinterpret_cast. You don't always cast
>> from a pointer to a pointer. reinterpret_cast allows you to cast from
>> a pointer to non-pointer, as long as the type cast to can hold the
>> size of the pointer's value without loss of precision. So clang fails
>> to emit an error in this situation:
> I'm not completely sure what this comment is in reply to, but I don't
> see the relevance to this discussion.  Are you arguing that we don't
> have full support for reinterpret_cast, and therefore shouldn't claim
> that?
Yup! It's on Argiris' web page and should be updated with the correct
information. So should the comment in the source code.

> In any case, would you mind making sure this is filed in Bugzilla so
> we don't lose track of it?
"Do correct semantic analysis for reinterpret_cast"? What about all of
the 10^100 other features that don't work/aren't done for C++?


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