[Developers] C99

Steve White steve.white at aei.mpg.de
Fri Sep 22 06:39:58 CDT 2006


One approach would be, to write a script to be run with the
configuration.ccl mechanism in the CST, which runs a simple C99 program
that doesn't compile with old C.  If the compile fails, you tell the user
what to do about it.

On 21.09.06, Frank Loeffler wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to use C99 in my C code, but at least gcc still defaults to 
> C89. This can be easily switched by a compiler option, but usually 
> people do not use this.
> Is there a way of telling Cactus to use the C99 standard? Or even better 
> - could we by default enable it, if it is available for a compiler?
> Frank

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