[LLVMbugs] [Bug 17833] C++11 Narrowing conversion from int to double should give warning, not error

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Wed Nov 6 11:20:12 PST 2013


Richard Smith <richard-llvm at metafoo.co.uk> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |richard-llvm at metafoo.co.uk
         Resolution|---                         |WORKSFORME

--- Comment #1 from Richard Smith <richard-llvm at metafoo.co.uk> ---
Resolving WORKSFORME: this error can already be disabled by using

(In reply to comment #0)
> In my opinion, this should be a warning, not an error, because it breaks
> correct legacy code.

Such code is not correct C++11 code. Some porting effort should be expected
when trying to build C++98 code as C++11 code -- the new standard is not
entirely backwards-compatible.

> The conversion from int to double is not in fact
> narrowing, because there is no 32-bit integer value that cannot be
> represented as a double.

That is not how 'narrowing' is defined in the C++11 standard.

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