[MPlayer-users] Compiler stuff...
freku045 at student.liu.se
Fri Feb 1 15:51:02 CET 2002
On Fri, Feb 01, 2002 at 01:45:55PM +0100, Alban Bedel wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Fri, 1 Feb 2002 13:36:47 +0100 (CET)
> Dariusz Pietrzak <dariush at ajax.umcs.lublin.pl> wrote:
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > > > This compiler must first support all gcc extension before we can really
> > > try it with
> > > > mplayer.
> > sounds like gcc played the 'embrace and extend' tactis quite smoothly, and
> > nobody's complaining.
> As a developper I will never complain about gcc C extensions as they are
> very useful. In fact I don't understand why they are not part of the standard
> C. But you can ask gcc to don't use them or issue warnings when you use them.
> I mean it's not hided it's documented as such and you are free to not use them.
> Imho all C compiler must have most of this extensions, the more useful for me are
> pointer arithmetic, variable length array, C++ comments,nested function, var args
> macro and non constant initializer.
> Also, I don't really know but C standard must be quite old now.
The C99 standard isn't very old just a few years. It includes most of the
things you mentioned at least it has variable length arrays, C++ comments and
var args macros.
/ Fredrik Kuivinen
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