Why is C90 enforced in KDE?

Thomas L├╝bking thomas.luebking at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 09:13:36 GMT 2015


On Sonntag, 20. Dezember 2015 04:08:20 CEST, Kevin Kofler wrote:

>> - pipe flex/yacc results through c++ rather than the C compiler
>
> won't do much good, because the C++ compiler will not necessarily grok any 
> other C99isms in the code. This only really helps for "//" comments.

Afaiu flex/yacc can produce c++ code, but apparently that only holds for flex/bison (yacc apparently cannot deal with c++ output from flex...)

Bison however seems available in the gnuwin32 package, so that should be no problem preventing a c++ chain on flex/yacc

Cheers,
Thomas




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