(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.4126) Problems created by some compiler extended size options

Craig Rasmussen crasmussen
Fri Nov 13 16:36:43 EST 2009

On Nov 13, 2009, at 1:14 PM, Craig Dedo wrote:

> 	Promotion of integers with an explicit kind type parameter should be
> abolished in compilers that support this abominable practice.  At  
> the very
> least, compilers with this "feature" should put out a very big and  
> obvious
> WARNING that this practice is being used.

In the compilers defense, it is well documented what it is doing and  
there are other options that don't promote variables declared with  
explicit kind type parameters.


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