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Re: svn commit: r40424 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_wc

From: Branko Cibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Mon, 09 Nov 2009 03:50:40 +0100

Ed wrote:
> Branko ─îibej wrote:
>>
>> It's quite simple. In the 1990 version of C, unline in C++, you cannot
>> arbitrarily mix variable declarations and statements; all declarations
>> must come before the first statement. C99 removes this restriction.
>> GCC's default is closer to C99. Microsoft's compilers do not support C99
>> (at all). I'm constantly astounded at how many "C programmers" are not
>> aware of that.
>>
>> Our hacking guidelines sort of imply that we're restricted to C90,
>> though they're not explicit, unfortunately. Should be amended ...
>
> Thanks Branko for the quick clarification.
>
> That explains it; but, what it doesn't explain is why it doesn't
> complain with the check_tree_conflict() (which is the next
> function after get_node_uri() which has the following:
>
> svn_wc_conflict_reason_t reason = SVN_WC_CONFLICT_REASON_NONE;
> svn_boolean_t all_mods_are_deletes = FALSE;
> svn_wc_conflict_reason_t possible_conflict_reason;
> svn_node_kind_t kind;
>
> Yet VS2008 compiles it ok. I'm baffled with VS2008's (in)consistency.

You are? I'm baffled by your baffledness. Those four lines are all
declarations, not statements.

-- Brane

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