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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fix warning about duplicate 'const'
Richard Henderson writes:
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 07:43:10AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > Ok, let's try just stripping the "const" out of the min/max macros, and
> > see what complains.
>
> I remember what complains. You get actual errors from
>
> const int x;
> int y;
> min(x, y);

Can you explain *why* we have to produce a diagnostic for "const const
int" by default?

Can't we dispatch such things to "-pedantic" ? Or treat "const const"
like "long long" used to be, a gcc extension?

Andrew.
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