[cfe-dev] numbered warnings & errors?
clattner at apple.com
Tue Jan 5 12:52:53 CST 2010
On Jan 5, 2010, at 10:51 AM, Daniel Dunbar wrote:
>> How is this different and better than the existing warning group
>> They are already hierarchical and unique. The only difference is
>> that they
>> aren't in reverse dotted form?
> The notable difference is that each warning does not have a unique
> hierarchical identifier which also functions as its canonical name
> (i.e., in documentation). We have an ad-hoc naming convention for
> diagnostics in the code, but those names aren't exposed.
> From the perspective of warning groups, most diagnostics have no name,
> some have multiple names, and the names as visible to the user are
> totally unrelated to the internal diagnostic names.
Ah, so you really want a 1-1 mapping between diagnostics and "names".
Ok. How stable are the names though? Would they be exposed through a
command line interface (something like -W flags)?
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