GCC 3.3.1, new warnings with <limits>

Terry Lambert tlambert2 at mindspring.com
Mon Jul 14 11:34:36 PDT 2003

David Leimbach wrote:
> This is a good policy in general, however, one could easily argue that
> what is trying to be determined with signedness  and such being
> less-than-compared
> to 0 isn't really a big deal and possibly the only way to implement this
> numeric_limits<T>::digits thing without any type introspection which
> C++ currently
> lacks.
> The following would work for example in a template function:

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Gcc needs a #pragma to disable specific warnings as a one-shot.

This was discussed in detail on the GCC mailing list.

-- Terry

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