Re: C syntax file #warn
that page reads
> #warn and #warning preprocessor directivesThere appears to be no difference between using #warn and #warning.
> The #warn and #warning preprocessor directives display a string on standard error and continue compilation. Their syntax is:
> #warn string
> #warning string
> #warn "Feature not yet implemented."
So sure, there exists one compiler that uses #warn. I'll recant the
argument, although I still think that it makes little sense to keep it
On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 5:08 PM, Bram Moolenaar <Bram@...> wrote:
> Nirk Niggler wrote:
> > line 290 of the C syntax file from version
> > " Vim syntax file
> > " Language: C
> > " Maintainer: Bram Moolenaar <****@***.***>
> > " Last Change: 2009 Nov 17
> > reads
> > syn region cPreProc start="^\s*\(%:\|#\)\s*\(pragma\>\|line\>\|warning\>\|warn\>\|error\>\)" skip="\\$" end="$" keepend contains=ALLBUT,@cPreProcGroup,@Spell
> > This matches "#warn" but mainstream compiler suites (GCC, CLANG) and
> > the bible (K&R) do not support it. Why was this added in the first
> > place? Given that it is not supported , should it be removed?
> I can't remember where it came from...
> Google mentions #warn on
> www.vxdev.com/docs/vx55man/diab5.0ppc/c-additi.htm, but that page
> doesn't load now.
> I believe some embedded C compilers use it.
> Despite the cost of living, have you noticed how it remains so popular?
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