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From: David Abrahams (gclbb-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-14 20:52:43

gclbb-jamboost_at_[hidden] writes:

> To use some of your specifics above, in case my post was
> too unclear or wandering, for instance, some of my unclarity
> is that I will assume that since Comeau is being invoked in
> a stricter mode with --a that all the compilers are being
> invoked similarly. But I know for instance that even VC++
> will choke on windows.h if it is compiled with /Za. So,
> I'm confused. As well....
>>PS: I've been back and forth with Greg Comeau about --a, and he may someday
>>get it to accept Windows headers with warnings rather than errors, but that
>>isn't going to happen right away.
> ... although this is true, I'm wondering about this at a more
> fundamental level, since I'm unclear on whether the demands across
> the tools are the same.

My guess is that Comeau is being held to a higher standard because
people are motivated to get it to check their code for conformance.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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