[cfe-commits] r65140 - in /cfe/trunk: lib/Sema/SemaDecl.cpp lib/Sema/SemaType.cpp test/Sema/typedef-variable-type.c

Anders Carlsson andersca at mac.com
Fri Feb 20 17:11:12 PST 2009

On Friday, February 20, 2009, at 04:35PM, "Eli Friedman" <eli.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Anders Carlsson <andersca at mac.com> wrote:
>> Author: andersca
>> Date: Fri Feb 20 12:53:20 2009
>> New Revision: 65140
>> URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=65140&view=rev
>> Log:
>> Always try to fold array sizes, and warn if we could fold something that isn't an ICE. This makes us compatible with GCC.
>And incompatible with the standard!  The solution we were using was
>picked with good reason: VLAs type compatibility rules are different
>such that the difference is visible to the user. 

At this stage I think it's more important to actually be able to _compile_ code. The reason I fixed this was that I had encountered real code that was relying on this. 

 Also, this patch
>will warn on perfectly legitimate cases, like the following:
>int a() {
>int x[!0.0];
>x[0] = 2;
>return x[0];

One fix would be to just try to do the folding for non-local declarations of arrays. (In addition to arrays in fields).


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