[PATCH] LangRef syntax for Global Variables is missing the initializer
rnk at google.com
Wed Jun 11 18:05:31 PDT 2014
I'd call it <Constant> instead of <Initializer>. We don't have grammar
rules for either, but if we did, we'd probably call it <Constant>.
On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 5:30 PM, Bob Wilson <bob.wilson at apple.com> wrote:
> The syntax for Global Variables in LangRef is missing the initializer.
> This syntax section was added in r199218 along with changes to the
> dllexport/dllimport handling, and I guess it was just an oversight to omit
> the initializer values. I think this patch fixes it. I’ve marked the
> initializer as optional because this syntax is used for both declarations
> and definitions.
> diff --git docs/LangRef.rst docs/LangRef.rst
> index 213b99a..01acb4a 100644
> --- docs/LangRef.rst
> +++ docs/LangRef.rst
> @@ -589,8 +589,8 @@ Syntax::
> [@<GlobalVarName> =] [Linkage] [Visibility] [DLLStorageClass]
> [unnamed_addr] [AddrSpace]
> - <global | constant> <Type>
> - [, section "name"] [, align <Alignment>]
> + <global | constant> <Type> [<Initializer>
> + [, section "name"] [, align <Alignment>]]
> For example, the following defines a global in a numbered address space
> with an initializer, section, and alignment:
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