[llvm-dev] Compilation errors

Arno Bastenhof via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Dec 1 06:04:01 PST 2015

Ah, thanks for the explanation. While I'm not yet familiar with the code
base, I should have been able to tell myself by doing a quick search for
other C99 features, which indeed appear frequently. My bad. Thanks!


On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 1:53 PM, Joerg Sonnenberger via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 01, 2015 at 09:49:18AM +0100, Arno Bastenhof via llvm-dev
> wrote:
> > As an aside, is there any reason for why C++-style comments were used
> > in C files at all, or should they simply be replaced with the usual /*
> > ... */ in accordance with pre-C99 standards?
> They are valid C99 and quite a bit of the compiler-rt source is C99,
> too. Personally, I don't see any reason why this has to support direct
> build with Visual Studio or other compilers that haven't caught up with
> a 16 year old standard.
> Joerg
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